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Stunning Art Deco 1920s Bronze Female Dancer Philipp

Stunning Art Deco 1920s Bronze Female Dancer Philipp Sold
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This very elegant bronze sculpture is an Art Deco bronze female dancer is a recast of an original by J.Philippe and is in the manner of Demetre Chiparus the Romanian born French sculptor of great renown.

The figure is an exotic dancer dressed in Eastern attire and sporting a small tight fitting turban. She stands on one tip toe with the other leg bent and with arms outstretched in a slight twist which is a supremely graceful pose.

Dating from the late 20th century, the wonderful form of this Art Deco bronze female dancer can be appreciated fully by looking at the photos in our gallery which also show the excellent condition of this item. Standing on a pink socle and black marble base, this bronze female dancer has been beautifully modelled and is extremely lifelike.

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Dimensions in cm:

Height 59 x Width 34 x Depth 16 & Weight 7 kg

Dimensions in inches:

Height 1 foot, 11 inches x Width 1 foot, 1 inch x Depth 6 inches & Weight 15.4 lbs

Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)

was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.

While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.

Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.

The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).

Satinwood

is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.

The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.

It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.

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