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Serge Bernier Reading, mixed media sculpture
By Hans Van Meeuwen
Located in Boston, MA
Serge Bernier Reading, mixed media sculpture by Dutch artist Hans Van Meeuwen. Artist Commentary: We all go to school and acquire “big knowledge”. All universities trying to find “...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Fabric, Fiberglass, Wood, Mixed Media

Young synthesis reading - Miguel Guía Pop Art Sculpture
By Miguel Guía
Located in Madrid, Madrid
Pop Art Sculpture "Young synthesis reading" by Miguel Guía. The sculpture is made of compacted graphite and calcite gray lacquered, with metallic patina and polished finishes. Limite...
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2010s Pop Art Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Graphite

Les Mots Croises Bronze Sculpture Book Reading Female Figure
By Veronique Clamot
Located in Utrecht, NL
Les mots croises Bronze Sculpture Book Reading Female Figure Veronique Clamot (1964, Charleroi, Belgium) is a self-taught artist. Although she has been occupied with making three d...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

"Rose & Prose" contemporary bronze table, mural sculpture figurative reading
Located in Kowloon, Hong Kong
Rose and Prose is a bronze sculpture connected to a steel base. The edition size is 25. This sculpture stands on shelf as well as be hung on wall. Joan’s latest sculpture series of...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze, Steel

"Satisfaction" contemporary figurative bronze wall sculpture mural books reading
By Mireia Serra
Located in Kowloon, Hong Kong
This Wall Sculpture is a classic 2-piece from Mireia Serra created in 2019. Special mention to the little ship next to the books, this is the Ithaca ship that symbolizes the destinat...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Steel, Bronze

"Literature" contemporary bronze mural sculpture figurative girl reading book
Located in Kowloon, Hong Kong
Literature is a bronze sculpture with green patina, it is connected to a steel base. The edition size is 50. This is a mural sculpture and can stand on a surface. Joan captures the m...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze, Steel

Reading From the Book of Nature- Abstract Contemporary Sculpture
By Brad Howe
Located in Miami, FL
Created by one of America's most notable artists, this high polished stainless steel ultra contemporary sculpture is both sophisticated and stunning. It is a unique accent work for a...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Stainless Steel

Reading Minotaur
By Beth Carter
Located in New York, NY
Beth Carter is an artist based in Bristol, UK. She has studied sculptural mythology and methodology in Gambia, India, Kenya, Mexico, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, and Tanzania. Her practic...
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2010s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

  • Reading Minotaur
  • Reading Minotaur
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H 28.75 in. W 15.75 in. D 18.5 in.
Reading Woman
By Joshua Jensen-Nagle
Located in Montreal, Quebec
Ed. of 15 For over a decade, Joshua Jensen-Nagle has captivated the viewer with his evocative large-scale photographs. Best known for his dreamy aerial beaches, expansive ski scenes...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Stainless Steel

Reading Woman
H 19.75 in. W 24.38 in. D 5.38 in.
"Prose" contemporary bronze mural sculpture figurative girl reading book freedom
Located in Kowloon, Hong Kong
Prose is a bronze sculpture with green patina, it is connected to a steel base. The edition size is 50. This is a mural sculpture and can stand on a surface. Joan captures the mood o...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze, Steel

Italian Marble Sculpture Statue of a Girl Reading
Located in New York, NY
A signed finely carved Italian Carrara marble sculpture of a girl reading to her doll siting on a chair. Title: La Lezione Di Lettura Artist: L. Tolducci (19th century); Italian ...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Carrara Marble

Reading Minotaur IV
By Beth Carter
Located in New York, NY
Beth Carter is an artist based in Bristol, UK. She has studied sculptural mythology and methodology in Gambia, India, Kenya, Mexico, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, and Tanzania. Her practic...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

  • Reading Minotaur IV
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  • Reading Minotaur IV
  • Reading Minotaur IV
H 28.75 in. W 15.75 in. D 18.5 in.
Reading Minotaur (Giant)
By Beth Carter
Located in New York, NY
Beth Carter is an artist based in Bristol, UK. She has studied sculptural mythology and methodology in Gambia, India, Kenya, Mexico, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, and Tanzania. Her practic...
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21st Century and Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

  • Reading Minotaur (Giant)
  • Reading Minotaur (Giant)
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H 54.5 in. W 23 in. D 30.75 in.
The Reader (small),Rodger Jacobsen gold bronze sculpture, reading book, glasses
By Rodger Jacobsen
Located in Santa Fe, NM
The Reader (small),Rodger Jacobsen gold bronze sculpture, reading book, glasses The Reader (small), gold bronze sculpture, reading book, glasses,Rodger Jacobsen registered, number...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

"Captivated" figurative bronze wall sculpture enjoy life free girl reading book
By Mireia Serra
Located in Kowloon, Hong Kong
Captivated is a wall sculpture that captures snapshot of our daily lives. The girl is reading her favorite book in her comfortable "space". She is truly enjoying moments of life. ...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze, Steel

Reading Minotaur (Giant)
By Beth Carter
Located in New York, NY
Beth Carter is an artist based in Bristol, UK. Her work often morphs the human figure with animal creating mythological creatures and extraordinary fictional compositions. She is rep...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Reading Minotaur (Giant)
H 54.5 in. W 23 in. D 30.75 in.
Une Histoire Passionante - Story with Passion Bronze Sculpture Reading In Stock
By Veronique Clamot
Located in Utrecht, NL
Une Histoire Passionante - Story with Passion Bronze Sculpture Reading In Stock Veronique Clamot (1964, Charleroi, Belgium) is a self-taught artist. Although she has been occupied w...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Mid-Century Modern Era Chrome Bookends w. Book Reading Mystical Monk Sculptures
Located in Lisse, NL
Wonderfully unusual and artistic bookends by an unknown designer. This pair of mystical bookends from the Mid-Century Modern era shows two stylized monks in their habits. Sitting on...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Untitled ( Male Figure Reading Newspaper - The Village Voice )
Located in New York, NY
Unknown/ Unidentified Artist, "Untitled" ( Male Figure Reading Newspaper), Abstract Figurative Wire Sculpture, Stands 29" Tall and 12" Wide, Late 20th Century
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Late 20th Century Abstract Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wire

The Reader, bronze man in Stickley chair reading book, thick glasses
By Rodger Jacobsen
Located in Santa Fe, NM
This sculpture is on order from the foundry. Please allow 12 weeks for delivery. Contact us for more information. Rodger Jacobsen’s sculpture is at once inspiring, amusing and quit...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

French Art Deco Plaster Child Reading a Book Sculpture, 1920s
Located in Saint-Amans-des-Cots, FR
French Art Deco plaster child sculpture, France, 1920s. Child reading a book. Polychrome plaster. Measures: height : 11.4"(29cm), width : 9.2"(23.5cm), depth : 7.5"(19cm). Signed and...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Busts

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Plaster

Pair of Bronze Children Reading on Green Marble Bases
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Pair of bronze children reading on green marble bases. Could be used as bookends. Each are 4 1/2" long by 3" wide by 3" tall.
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Early 20th Century Unknown Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Classical Antique Bronze Statue of a Young Maiden Reading a Book
By Paul Duboy
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A good quality 19th century bronze statue of a young maiden reading a book. Signed; Paul Duboy Paul Duboy (French, 1830-1887), a bronze figure Cast in the form of a semi naked class...
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Carl Scheidig German Hand Painted Porcelain Figurine of a Girl Reading a Book
By Carl Scheidig
Located in Guaynabo, PR
This is a Carl Scheidig German porcelain figurine of a girl reading a book. It depicts a girl dressed with a blue jumper, white shirt and grey shoes seated with her legs crossed, hol...
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20th Century German Figurative Sculptures

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Porcelain

Pair of Bookends Children Girl Boy Reading Book Plaster, circa 1920
Located in Mimizan, FR
Pair of bookends children girl boy reading book plaster, circa 1920 Gloriously lightly distressed A great bookends unusual from the 1920s Good vintage condition as shown in phot...
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Vintage 1920s British Edwardian Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

Bisque Porcelain a Stature of Boy and Girl Reading a Book, French, 19th Century
Located in Lantau, HK
A 19th century French bisque sculpture of a stature of boy and girl reading a book. Biscuit porcelain with indistinct signature to base 'LIARD', Shipping included Free and fa...
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Antique 19th Century French Classical Roman Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Carrara Marble

Lovely Rare 19th Century Bronze Wall Plaque of Scholar St Jerome Reading a Book
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this solid bronze 19th-century wall plaque of St Jerome reading Jerome (/d??'ro?m/; Latin: Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus; Greek: ??s?ß??? S?f??...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Victorian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Hand Carved Wooden Sculpture Bookends Two Reading Men
Located in Barntrup, DE
These beautifully hand carved wooden bookends feature sculptures of two sitting and reading man, an older and younger man that could be a teacher and a student. Both sit leaning on s...
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Vintage 1950s German Black Forest Bookends

Materials

Wood

Reading, solid Bronze sculpture
By Noël Pasquier
Located in New York, NY
Solid bronze sculpture, signed Pasquier
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

19th Century Alabaster Sculpture "Reading Boy"
Located in Liverpool, GB
19th century alabaster sculpture "Reading Boy" Over half a meter high, alabaster sculpture, not signed, depicting a sitting, thoughtful boy reading a book (notes?). Extremely ...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster, Marble

  • 19th Century Alabaster Sculpture "Reading Boy"
  • 19th Century Alabaster Sculpture "Reading Boy"
  • 19th Century Alabaster Sculpture "Reading Boy"
  • 19th Century Alabaster Sculpture "Reading Boy"
H 22.84 in. W 10.24 in. D 11.03 in.
Reading Our Remains : Wings
By Jessica Drenk
Located in Dallas, TX
Reading Our Remains series Wings Book, wax, sticks 11” x 1” x 3” H $900 Reading Our Remains is an ongoing collection of altered books, each piece inspired by nature and the ever-cha...
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2010s Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Wax

Reading Minotaur
By Beth Carter
Located in Boston, MA
Anyone who shares Beth Carter’s fascination with the human condition must surely embrace the invitation to be found in her body of work. For here, among the richly detailed drawings ...
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2010s Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Reading Minotaur
  • Reading Minotaur
  • Reading Minotaur
  • Reading Minotaur
H 23 in. W 14 in. D 11 in.
Reading Our Remains: Book Wings 2
By Jessica Drenk
Located in North Adams, NH
Jessica Drenk is an American artist raised in Montana, where she developed an appreciation for the natural world that remains an important inspiration to her artwork today. Tactile ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Found Objects, Wax

Reading Our Remains : Carved Tubes
By Jessica Drenk
Located in Dallas, TX
Reading Our Remains series Carved Tubes Book, wax 9” x 4” x 5” H $650 Reading Our Remains is an ongoing collection of altered books, each piece inspired by nature and the ever-changi...
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2010s Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Wax

Reading Our Remains: Spine Fossils Large
By Jessica Drenk
Located in North Adams, NH
Jessica Drenk is an American artist raised in Montana, where she developed an appreciation for the natural world that remains an important inspiration to her artwork today. Tactile ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Found Objects, Wax

Reading Our Remains: Spine Fossils Small
By Jessica Drenk
Located in North Adams, NH
Jessica Drenk is an American artist raised in Montana, where she developed an appreciation for the natural world that remains an important inspiration to her artwork today. Tactile ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Found Objects, Wax

Reading Our Remains : Spine in wax
By Jessica Drenk
Located in Dallas, TX
Reading Our Remains series Spine in wax Book, wax 5” x 5” x 2” $550 Reading Our Remains is an ongoing collection of altered books, each piece inspired by nature and the ever-changing...
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2010s Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Wax

Reading Our Remains : Two books crumpled, sliced
By Jessica Drenk
Located in Dallas, TX
Reading Our Remains series Two books crumpled, sliced Books, wax 6” x 6”x 3” $550 Reading Our Remains is an ongoing collection of altered books, each piece inspired by nature and the...
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2010s Arte Povera Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Wax

At The ADAA Art Show - Liseuse (Woman Reading)
By Jacques Lipchitz
Located in New York, NY
Edition 6/7 inscribed "J.L." on the back
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1910s Figurative Sculptures

Lesende (Reading Woman) - Ceramic, Clay, Female Nude, Figurative, Book, 1980's
Located in Wien, AT
This fantastic sculpture depicts a reading nude woman. It's signed and dated at the bottom "K 81"
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1980s Contemporary Nude Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay

Japanese Meiji Bronze Sculpture of a Woodcutter Reading
Located in Cheshire, GB
Japanese Meiji bronze male figure woodcutter man reading book, having a bundled of wood on his back. Dimensions: Height 12.5 inches Width 5.5 inches Depth 6.5 inches.
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Early 20th Century Japanese Figurative Sculptures

Minotaur Reading III
By Beth Carter
Located in New York, NY
Beth Carter is an artist based in Bristol, UK. Her work often morphs the human figure with animal creating mythological creatures and extraordinary fictional compositions. She is rep...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

  • Minotaur Reading III
  • Minotaur Reading III
  • Minotaur Reading III
  • Minotaur Reading III
H 29 in. W 19 in. D 12.5 in.
Gertrude Bricard Antique French Bronze Sculpture of Girl Reading Newspaper
By Gertrude Bricard, Thiebaut Freres
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A quite scarce sculpture, this is an unusually difficult piece to model, this freestanding bronze sculpture by Gertrude Bricard depicts a young girl who has gotten up very early to f...
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Early 20th Century French Romantic Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Large French Figural Classical Bronze Reading Cupid Sculpture, 19th Century
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique and large French figural bronze sculpture depicts classical cherub reading in countryside setting, seated on wood base, 19th century ***DELIVERY NOTICE – Due to COVID-19 ...
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Antique 19th Century French Classical Greek Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Gary Lee Price Bronze Reading Ponytail Girl Sculpture, from "Story Time" Series
Located in Barcelona, ES
Bronze sculpture made by American sculptor Gary Lee Price, depicting a ponytailed girl reading book, celebrating the act of immersing yourself in literature.
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Early 2000s American American Classical Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Austrian Bronze by Franz Bergman “Reading the Koran”
By Franz Bergmann
Located in London, GB
A fabulous early 20th century Austrian bronze figure of a seated Arab scribe seated upon an Orientalist rug whilst taking notes with excellent cold painted colors and fine intricate ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Austrian Other Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Bronze Antique Elegant Lady Reading a Book, Late 1890s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Graceful lady holding a book. Great Patina finish, signed by the artist in (Art Nouveau design) has artist signature on the base plate (Deve'che) from circa 1890s. Held in a private ...
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Antique 1890s European Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

French, 19th Century Woman Reading a Love Letter Bronze
Located in Fairfax, VA
Woman reading love letter and holding a bird against her body I two color bronze.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Art Nouveau Bronze Paperweight Reading Nude Jean Garnier France
By Jean Garnier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Art Nouveau bronze sculpture or paperweight modelled as a reading nude on a bear rug. The bronze is signed by the artist Jean Garnier and with founders signature C. Villain. Literat...
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

19th Century Italian Alabaster Statue of a Young Girl Reading
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality 19th century Italian carved alabaster study of a young girl seated, reading a book.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Marble

Max Le Verrier Art Deco Figural Bookends Reading Medieval Ladies, 1925
By Max Le Verrier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Lovely pair of Art Deco bookends modelled as reading ladies wearing medieval clothes and hat. The patinated Art Meatl sculptures are mounted on Portor marble bases and signed by the ...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Art Deco Bookends with Reading Nudes Max Le Verrier, France, 1930
By Max Le Verrier
Located in Antwerp, BE
A pair of Art Deco bookends with reading nudes by Max Le Verrier, France ca. 1930. The Art metal sculptures have a lovely green patina and are mounted on black marble bases. Literatu...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Belgian Black Marble, Metal

Art Deco Bookends Reading Nudes Delassement Max Le Verrier, France, 1930
By Max Le Verrier
Located in Antwerp, BE
A pair of Art Deco bookends with reading nudes by Max Le Verrier, France 1930. The Art metal sculptures have a lovely green patina and are mounted on Portor marble bases. Literat...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Metal

Art Deco Bookends with Reading Nudes Max Le Verrier, France, 1930
By Max Le Verrier
Located in Antwerp, BE
A pair of Art Deco bookends with reading, seated nudes by Max Le Verrier, France ca. 1930. The Art metal sculptures have a lovely green patina and are mounted on black marble bases...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Belgian Black Marble, Metal

Antique Classical Silvered Bronze of Women Reading a Scroll, France, circa 1870
Located in Dallas, TX
This antique French silvered bronze statuary on painted wooden base depicts two women in classical dress reading a long scroll. The woman who is seated upon a wonderfully detailed sm...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Classical Greek Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Dressler, Man Sitting Reading, Signed Bronze, Late 19th Early 20th Century
By A. Dressler
Located in MARSEILLE, FR
Bronze with a brown patina of a seated gentleman reading a book or a newspaper This sculpture is signed by the Italian artist Alberto Dressler (1879-1947) and bears an illegible f...
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Antique Late 19th Century Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

Vienna Bergman'n' Bronze Arab Man on Carpet Reading Book Made, circa 1900
By Franz Bergmann
Located in Vienna, AT
Stunning heavy bronze item: Arab man clad in long mantel situated on carpet (Please note: It is a quite large figurine !) An Arab man wearing a turban is busy with reading a boo...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Other Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Art Deco Bookends with Reading Nudes Delassement by Max Le Verrier France 1930
By Max Le Verrier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Art Deco bookends with reading nudes Delassement. By Max Le Verrier. Patinated Art Metal on green marble base. France c. 1930. Literature: Statuettes of the Art Deco period by Al...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Metal

Art Deco Bookends Reading Nudes Max Le Verrier France 1930 Art Meal Green Patina
By Max Le Verrier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Stylish pair of Art Deco bookends with reading nudes. Signed by the famous French artist Max Le Verrier. Patinated green Art metal on Belgian Black marble base, circa 1930.
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Belgian Black Marble, Metal

French Gothic Oak Book Rest or Reading Stand, Lutrin
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
The stand is carved in solid oak with the shapes of Gothic roses, I was told that it originated from a presbytery in France, This is a charming piece, it is made from one piece of O...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Gothic Revival Sculptures and Carvings

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Reading Sculpture For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more in our collection of reading sculpture on 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, bronze and stone, every piece of reading sculpture was constructed with great care. Whether you’re looking for newer or older items, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. An item from our selection of reading sculpture, designed in the Art Deco, Art Nouveau or Mid-Century Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. A well-made choice in our collection of reading sculpture has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Max Le Verrier, Franz Bergmann and Royal Crown Derby Porcelain are consistently popular.

How Much is a Reading Sculpture?

Prices for a piece of reading sculpture start at $519 and top out at $34,000 with the average selling for $2,412.