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Charles Vital-Cornu, French Art Nouveau Bronze Sculptural Floral Vase, 1900s



Charles Vital-Cornu (French, 1851 - 1927), Jouffroy’s and Pils’ pupil, he acquired a skillfulness mastery in carving marbles and producing bronzes. He used several patinas in his production. Indeed, if his pieces' embodiments are often golden-brown colored, the hollow part are darker. His figures, hands, faces, and bodies are of a great quality. Charles Vital-Cornu had participated in numerous annual ‘‘Salons’’ organized in Paris by ‘‘la Société des Artistes Français’’ where he got several awards, such as a mention of Honor in 1880 and 1881, a third class medal in 1882, a travelling grant in 1883, a second class medal in 1886, a bronze medal at the 1889 World Fair and, finally, a silver medal at the 1900 World Fair at the Grand palace in Paris. The works of this artist are in the permanent collections of the following world museums: Musée d’Ajaccio : Narcisse enfant Musée de Grenoble : Le spleen Musée de Lausanne : Maternité 1905, bronze Musée de Limoges : Belle vendanges Musée Galliera, Paris : Archimède.


  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15.75 in. (40.01 cm)Diameter: 14 in. (35.56 cm)
  • Style
    Art Nouveau (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Signed by the artist and stamped with foundry mark. There is an original metal insert-vase for displaying fresh-cut flowers in water. We make our best effort to provide a fair and descriptive condition report. Please examine the photos attentively.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2819311033913

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