An excellent late 19th Century Art Nouveau bronze study of a naked beauty taking shelter within a cove in the rocks. The lady sat with her head resting upon her knee with her long hair cascading down. This subject represents an allegorical interpretation of the source of sleep and dreams. The bronze exhibting very fine colour and good hand chased surface detail, signed J.Angles and titled to the fore.
Height: 15 cm
Width: 15 cm
Depth: 7 cm
Condition: Excellent Original Condition
Joaquim Anglès Cañe
Joaquín Anglés Cañé (Spanish/French)(Born, 19th August 1859 - Died in Paris 10 May 1911) was a Spanish sculptor. After having learned drawing, he dedicated himself to sculpture at the age of twenty-two, without having studied at an academy or any workshop. He exhibited at many times in Zaragora. Joaquin Anglés also exhibited at the Salon des artistes français from 1890, obtaining an honorable mention there in 1899. He designed statuettes and works of art in an Art Nouveau style .