A striking early 20th Century French Art Deco bronze figure of a beautiful young lady in gilt bronze holding aloft a large open fan decorated with cold painted gold and green enamels, with excellent hand finished detail raised on a marble shaped base and signed Bouraine
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Height: 39 cm
Condition: Excellent Original Condition
Materials: Cold Painted Bronze
Book Ref Art Deco and Other Figures by Bryan Catley
Marcel Andre Bouraine - French, 1886 to 1948 ~ Born in Pontoise in 1886. In the main he was self taught. His works capture an enigmatic realism of the period. He was was taken prisoner by the Germans during the 1914 - 1918 war and so interested his captors that they gave him many works to execute. He was interned in Switzerland where he produced many monuments, of which one was for Lausanne. He exhibited at all the main Paris Salons