Exotic Nude Dancer Bronze Sculpture Marble Base Art Deco Style Figure Figurine


Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition.
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base:Height 16" x Width 12"
Marble Dimensions:12" X 5"
Height without base: 15"
Weight :13 LBS
Inventory : 51XNCH2037C9615
Original or Reproduction: Reproduction

Born in Stuttgart, Germany, on December 20, 1890, Carl Paul Jennewein, came to the United States in 1907 and studied at the Art Students League in New York from 1908 to 1911. He returned to Europe and received the Prix de Rome in 1916. During four years of advanced study he produced a number of distinguished works including Cupid and Crane in 1925 as a companion piece to Cupid and Gazelle to celebrate the birth of his third child, Alessandro. Jennewein returned to the USA and executed an important sculptural commission, a polychromed terracotta in the Hellenistic style, for the west wing of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. While designing that work on a trip to Rome, Jennewein created the Art Deco classic you see here, The Greek Dance. In order to secure commissions, Jennewein necessarily applied traditional styles for his larger works, but he was strongly influenced by Modernist styles for his smaller works. One of his designs defies