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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1022037: Early 20th Century French Art Deco Bronze Entitled Sun Dancer By Claire Colinet

Early 20th Century French Art Deco Bronze Entitled Sun Dancer By Claire Colinet

£5,850    $7,585    €6,963
An exquisite early 20th Century French Art Deco gilt bronze figure of a beautiful Oriental dancer wearing a loosely fitted dress balanced on one leg in a dancing pose. The bronze exhibiting excellent detail and colour, signed Cl.J.R.Colinet
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 
Height: 51.5 cm
 
Width: 17 cm
 
Depth: 15 cm
 
Condition: Excellent Original Condition
 
Circa: 1925
 
Materials: Bronze & Marble
 
Book Ref: Art Deco & Other Figures by Bryan Catley
 
Page: 121
 
SKU: 9037
 
ABOUT
 
Colinet
 
Claire Jeanne Roberte Colinet (1880–1950) was French sculptor of Belgian birth who worked during the early-to-mid 20th century. The subject matter of her best known work was primarily Arab female dancers. The majority of her career output in sculpture can be classified as being of the Art Deco style.
 
Colinet was a frequent exhibitor at the Salon des Artistes Francais and Salon des Independents art exhibitions in Paris. Her sculptures, most of which depicted beautifully figured, energized, and dramatic female forms, were exhibited posthumously at the Paris Salon for nearly 30 years.
 
Early Life
 
Colinet was born in Brussels, Belgium, in 1880. Little is known about her life other than the artwork she produced during a successful career that spanned more than 40 years. As a woman, she was in the minority in her chosen field of sculpture during the era in which she worked and lived.
 
Career
 
At an undetermined date – probably around 1910 – Colinet emigrated to Paris, France, where she studied sculpture under the watchful eye of Jef Lambeaux and exhibited for the first time at the Salon des Artistes Francai...
Antique #SA1022037, showcased on this page, originates from 1930. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
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