Bronze "sapho" After Emanuel Villanis Around 1900 flag

Bronze "sapho" After Emanuel Villanis Around 1900
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"Bronze "sapho" After Emanuel Villanis Around 1900"
Important bronze with nuanced brown patina representing the Greek poetess Sapho after the sculptor Emmanuel Villanis (1858-1914). Sappho was a famous poet of ancient Greece, she lived in the 7th-6th century BC on the island of Lesbos. His work is unknown to us because only a few fragments have survived, it is however cited in many historical accounts. Emmanuel Villanis is a sculptor of Italian origin, student of Odoardo Tabbachi, he moved to Paris in 1885 in the Montmartre district, his work is mainly marked by elegant, sensual female figures, mixing Orientalism and Art -New. These representations of the great female figures of literature, opera and mythology will make his reputation in the artistic milieu of the time, both at the artists' salons in which he regularly participates and the universal exhibitions of Paris 1889 and Chicago 1903. Sappho is here represented standing, playing the lyre and wearing a draped dress mixing antiques and Orientalism. it is identified on the terrace "Sapho" in Art-Nouveau characters, signed on the left side E.Villanis and bears on the back the stamp of the "company of the parissian bronzes" company which was the privileged founder of Villanis. Good condition, We deliver worldwide, please contact us for a delivery quote.
Price : 2650 €
Artist : Emmanuel Villanis
Period:19th century
Style:Art Nouveau
Condition : Bon état

Material : Bronze
Length: base 21 cm
Height : 72 cm
Depth : base 18 cm

Reference : 635159
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