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French Art Deco Terracotta Seated Nude with Fawn, Signed Ary Bitter

$3,950

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A fine signed original French Art Deco terracotta sculpture of a naked young woman seated on a rectangular shaped self plinth. The bare chested female figure in a semi reclining pose is portrayed with a fawn drinking out of a trough by her side. She has a sweet demeanor and is ease with nature. Sculpted in a soft nude colored terracotta. Signed: Ary Bitter Ary Jean Bitter was born in Marseille 1883. He was a French designer, painter, and sculptor in various mediums including plaster, stone, terracotta and bronze. His work was also produced in biscuit by the Sèvres factory. He was best known for his animal sculptures but also created many monuments throughout, France. In 1902 he moved to Paris and joined the studio of Louis Ernest Barrias. In 1906 he attended the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. In 1912, he exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français and continued to be a regular exhibitor there until 1939. He won a bronze medal at the 1913 Salon and the silver medal at the 1921 Salon. In 1924 he won gold at the Paris Salon. He was commissioned by Susse Frères to work with them on several limited editions and was their featured artist. In 1937 he was awarded a Gold Medal at the Exposition Internationale des Arts et des Techniques de Paris. These are just some of his numerous accomplishments. Ary Bitter died in Paris in 1973. Room accent, accessories, models and figurines.

Details

  • Creator
    Ary Bitter (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 11.5 in. (29.21 cm)Width: 32 in. (81.28 cm)Depth: 6.63 in. (16.85 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1925
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Wear consistent with age and use. Some light surface scratches, small marks and slight abrasions as shown in photos .
  • Seller Location
    New York City, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU901321522462

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