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E. Popineau Cymbals Dancer Sculpture

$22,000

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French Art Deco patinated bronze sculpture, by E. Popineau, circa 1920, cymbals dancer. Signed. Also stamped by foundry, la Stele. 36.25" high. 17" wide at hands. Francois-Emile Popineau (1887-1951) Popineau was born in 1887 in Saint Amand Montrond, Cher, France. He began using a chisel and a mallet during his teenage years, then perfected his skills in Paris. After World War I he resumed sculpting and taught at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Bourges (where he became an official Bourges Sculptor), then in Rouen. In 1921 he exhibited at the Boutique de l’Encrier in Paris; and was awarded his first gold medal at the 1925 Paris International Exhibition of Modern, Decorative and Industrial Arts (Fr: Exhibition Internationale des Arts decoratifs et industriels modernes). He also was awarded the Puvis-de-Chavannes prize for his sculpture La Baigneuse. Popineau’s sculptures are in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in Paris.

Details

  • Creator
    Francois Emile Popineau (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 36.25 in. (92.08 cm)Width: 17 in. (43.18 cm)Depth: 4 in. (10.16 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Bronze,Patinated
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1920
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: #11521stDibs: LU843725389032

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    Ships From: Philadelphia, PA
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