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An Attractive Art Deco Style Egyptian Bronze Statue of a Woman

An Attractive Art Deco Style Egyptian Bronze Statue of a Woman

Code: 12624

Dimensions:

W: 29cm (11.4")H: 66cm (26")D: 16cm (6.3")

£1,550.00 Approx $1967.01, €1812.87

An Attractive Egyptian Female Bronze Statue of a Female Warrior. c1925

Probably After the work of Demétre Haralamb Chiparus (RomanianDumitru Haralamb Chipăruș; 16 September 1886 – 22 January 1947) was a Romanian sculptor of the Art Deco-era who lived and worked in ParisFrance. He was one of the most important sculptors of the time. Its very similar in size and he did a few extremely similar to this piece not only the figure with the cloak but the base also..

. His work was influenced by an interest in Egypt, after Pharaoh Tutankhamen's tomb was excavated.

Chiparus created one of the most iconic bronzes in 1928 called "Danseuse au cerceau" or "Ring Dancer" inspired in the famous and prodigious dancer Zoula de Boncza of the Parisian "Folies Bergère", a first dancer of The Belgrado Royal Opera and a Mime dancer of "l'Opéra-Comique" in Paris. Later in life de Boncza, a descendant of Polish nobility and one of Loie Fuller best students, created a book published in 1961: the dance method "La Danse classique sans barre". The book was published with texts from Eugène de Rijac and illustrations by Alexandre Berlant and Yvonne Breton.

He worked primarily with the Edmond Etling and Cie Foundry in Paris owned by Edmond Etling and administrated by Julien Dreyfus. Les Neveux de J. Lehmann was the second foundry who constantly worked with Chiparus and produced the sculptures cast from his models. He based many of his works on the ballet and the theatre, one particular theme being the Ballets Russes from which resulted "The Russian Dancers" depicting Vaslav Nijinsky and Ida Rubenstein in that role in Schéhérazade.