Signed Chiparus Elegant Dancer In Genuine Bronze Art Deco Hot Cast Sculpture. This product sheet is originally written in English. Please find below an automatic translation in French. If you have any questions, please contact us. This sculpture is in perfect condition.
Bronze dimensions with marble base: Height 19 x Width 14 Marble dimensions: 4 1/2 X 6 1/2. Height without base: 15 Weight: 15 LBSInventory: 4349B23134 This is a fantastic quality bronze sculpture of an Art Deco dancer. This large heavy bronze is titled "Phoenician Dancer" and was sculpted by Demetre Chiparus. Chiparus' work was heavily influenced in the 1920s by the art of ancient Egypt and the unveiling of the tomb of King Tutankhamun. You can see the creativity and inspiration of Egyptian art in this piece.
She extends her arms and poses in a theatrical pose. She stands on tiptoe and dances with her legs close together and bent. It is an extremely detailed piece down to the tone of her abdominal muscles. This sculpture was handmade and has a brown patina.
It is signed Chiparus and is mounted on a black marble base in the Art Deco style. Demetre Haralamb Chiparus (also known as Dumitru Chiparus; September 16, 1886, Dorohoi, Romania - January 22, 1947, Paris, France) was a Romanian sculptor of the Art Deco era who lived and worked in Paris. He was born in Romania, the son of Haralamb and Saveta. In 1909, he traveled to Italy, where he studied under Italian sculptor Raffaello Romanelli. In 1912, he traveled to Paris to attend the Ecole des Beaux Arts to further his art in the classes of Antonin Mercie and Jean Boucher.Demetre Chiparus died in 1947 and was buried in the cemetery of Bagneux, just south of Paris. This is a fantastic quality bronze sculpture of an Art Deco dancer.