Nubian Slave Defending the Christians
L MEM 2 Bronze: "Nubian Slave Defending the Christians." 96.5 cm

This large sculpture by Gustav Jean Jacquet depicts an African man, holding a spear that he has thrust into the eye of a lion in defense of a mother and child.  The piece was cast circa 1880 and is over 2 ' tall.  Many of Jacquet's sculpture pieces have religious or biblical themes, and this piece is reflective of that.
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