Villanis studied under the direction of odoardo tabacchi in 1871 at the academy of Turin then returned to Paris to work and began exhibiting at the Paris Salon from 1886. Inspired by the love of music and opera villanis is inspired by certain elements of mythology and orientalism to create works imprinted with the art nouveau style representative of its time. Bronze titled sapho on the terrace, signed on the base e.
Villanis and bearing the foundry brand of the Bronzes de Paris company. Emmanuel Villanis was born in Lille, but began his artistic career in Italy, where he was master odoardo tabacchi. He exhibited at the salon of the company of French artists from 1886 and finally settled in Paris. At the universal exhibition of 1889, he obtained an honorable mention for a plaster statue "the sourcière\sale since Thursday, April 11, 2019. It is in the category "art, antiques \ furniture, decoration of the twentieth \ art nouveau \ decorative objects".The seller is "objectsdivers" and is located in / in Aquitaine. This item can not be delivered, the buyer must pick it up.