Réf : 74847
"Hush !" - Demetre Chiparus (1886-1947)
Chryselephantine sculpture, bronze, ivory
raised on its genuine onyx base
signed on the base "Chiparus"
total height 42 cm
A similar model is reproduced in "Chiparus, Master of Art Deco", Alberto Shayo, Acc Art Books, 2016, Plate 69.
Demetre Chiparus (1886-1947) was born in Dorohoi in Romania. In 1909, he moved to Italy where he studied under Raffaello Romanelli's direction. He then went to Paris in 1912 to perfect his art at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts under the direction of Antonin Mercié and Jean Boucher. Chiparus was best known for his bronze and ivory carvings, [...]