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Art Deco Bronze Sculpture by Bouraine of Amazon Queen Penthesilea

US$6,500Asking Price

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This important sculpture by Marcel Andre Bouraine of “Penthesilea, queen of the amazons”, is cast bronze in the rarest green/verte color patina. Depicted is a naked woman archer Art Deco style and signed Bouraine on the front with seal of the Susse Freres Paris on the foundry stamp. An authentic, original vintage piece, circa 1930 and like so many of the great Art Deco sculptures, this example portrays the female figure with mythological point of view like a Diana or Artemis from Greek or Roman mythology. Bouraine’s work is highly desirable for Art Deco enthusiasts and values continue to rise. A version of this piece sold at Christies in 2008 for $15,000. Marcel Bouraine (1886-1948, France): studied under Joseph Falguiere in France..He is highly regarded by Art Deco collectors and his works are usually in bronze or bronze and ivory or marble. He also worked with Argy Rouseau and created pate de verre lamps and sculptures. Bouraine was also a member of the Evolution Group.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 10 in. (25.4 cm)Width: 19 in. (48.26 cm)Depth: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1930s
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Oakland, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 24811stDibs: LU87149552973

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