The Trickstress Bronze signed Colinet
An Art Deco bronze figure with a dark brown patina after a model by Colinet. A young nude girl dances on top of a sphere her outstretched left leg and right arm balancing gold balls. The bronze is signed Cl J.R. Colinet for Clair Jeanne Robertine Colinet (1880-1950). French circa 1935.
Colinet was a French sculptor of Belgian birth who worked early-to-mid 20th century. The majority of her career reflected the Art Deco style. Colinet was a frequent exhibitor at the Salon des Artistes Francais and Salon des Independents art exhibitions in Paris. Her sculptures, beautifully figured, energized, and dramatic female forms, were exhibited posthumously at the Paris Salon for nearly 30 years.
Dimensions: 20″H (50cm) x 6″D (15cm) (round marble base)
Ref: AB CM1099