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Georges Van Der Straeten, Book Reader, French Gilt Bronze Sculpture, 1888

US$3,500

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French Belle Epoque period. Signed and dated on the bottom back. Original marble base. Dimensions Height: 12.25 inches (30.62cm) Width: 4.88 inches (12.2cm) Depth: 3.75 inches (9.37cm) Georges Van der Straeten (Flemish/French, 1856 ~ 1928) He trained as a lawyer, but turned to sculpture and studied under G. Kasteleyn and Jef Lambeaux. He exhibited at the Salon from 1885 until 1912. He worked and became friends with January van Beers. He received various awards, including a silver medal at the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1900. He became Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1903. Van der Straeten G. demonstrated great technical mastery and achievements a high quality finish. He produced numerous portraits, busts imaginative graceful and alluring young Parisian women a little scoundrels and frivolous.

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  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.25 in. (31.12 cm)Width: 4.88 in. (12.4 cm)Depth: 3.75 in. (9.53 cm)
  • Style
    Belle Époque (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1888
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. We make our best effort to provide a fair and descriptive condition report. Please examine photos attentively, as they are part of the description. Send us a message to request more details or discuss price.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2819324663842

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