Nude Male and Female Bronze Art Nouveau Candlesticks Edward Francis McCartan Height 17 Inches. This American sculptor has auction records well into 6 figures. Bonham's in New York sold a male bronze 10-1/2 inches high by this artist at auction with a $20,000. estimate that realized $209,000. American bronzes are rare, anytime we are lucky enough to buy any they usually sell right away. These are not only great Art Nouveau sculptures but useful for decorative arts purposes and will look great on a mantle or dining room table.