Rare chryselephantine sculpture
Bronze with gilded and patinated patina.
Raised on an onyx marble base.
total height : 63,7 cm
width : 33 cm
Claire Jeanne Roberte Colinet (1885–1972) was a French sculptor of Belgian birth, representative of the Art Deco style. She studied sculpture with her father, then under the direction of the Belgian sculptor Jef Lambeaux, then emigrated to Paris around 1910. She exhibited for the first time at the Salon of 1912. The subject of her work was mainly the female figure with oriental and exotic dancers. Colinet then exhibited at the Salon of French Artists in 1913. She became a permanent member of the organization in 1929. From 1937 to 1940, she exhibited at the Salon des Indépendants and joined the Union of Women Painters and Sculptors.
Price : on request