FRENCH GYPSY DANCER BY LAUREL BRONZE SCULPTURE FIGURE ART NOUVEAU DECO FIGURINE

$349.00
SKU: EP-638

Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 16 X Width 9
Marble Dimensions: Diameter 5
Height without base:15 1/2
Weight:9 LBS
Inventory:26B6385062

Original or Reproduction: Reproduction

In a mesmerizing display of rhythm and grace, the Gypsy dancer portrayed in this bronze sculpture captures the essence of movement and music that envelops the night. With one leg elegantly lifted, she extends her hands in a captivating dance, donned in slipper-like shoes that allow for fluid motion. The details of her attire add to the allure, with pants tied at the ankle, forming gentle bunches, and half sleeves that only grace the back of her arms. A thick belt, adorned with a prominent emblem, encircles her waist, adding a touch of mystique. Completing her ensemble is a beaded headband, keeping her hair away from her face and enhancing the overall visual appeal. Crafted with meticulous skill, this beautiful sculpture is a result of the Lost Wax Method, showcasing intricate details and a two-tone brown patina that adds depth to the artwork. Mounted on a sleek black marble base, the sculpture stands as a testament to handcrafted excellence, being 100% bronze and bearing the signature of the artist, P. Laurel. The piece is a celebration of both artistry and craftsmanship, resonating with the spirit of the Gypsy dancer's lively performance. Hailing from the artistic heritage of Pierre Laurel in France (1800-1900), the sculpture reflects the artist's profound understanding of academic criteria and showcases a harmonious blend of traditional mastery and personal expression. It stands as a scholarly work that not only pays homage to antique sculpture but also serves as a proclamation of the artist's expertise in the craft.