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Jan & Joel Martel Art Deco Cubist Bronze Angel Monumental 2 of 8

$32,000

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Original bronze by Jan and Joel Martel. Image of a stylized cubist Angel playing a harp.. Rare and famous figurative bronze made by Susse Frères foundry cast posthumously from the original with permission of the family in 2002. Signed: "JJ MARTEL" The Martel brothers were amazing Art Deco artists with an unusual and interesting working relationship as brothers (read bio below). They were able to synthesize cubist, realisim and Classic interpretations as sculptors, painters and fabricators. Signed J. Martel in the bronze, this is an excellent and rare piece in original condition. Martels did serious working depicting music with major installations located on permanent exhibition in France. In 1932, originally conceived to be a part of the figural decoration of the baptismal font of the church in Charbogne, France.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 35 in. (88.9 cm)Width: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Depth: 16 in. (40.64 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1925
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Oakland, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 26641stDibs: LU871415033142

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