Stock ref: DS2514
Circa 1920s/early 30s
An excellent Art Deco patinated bronze dancing figurine standing on a green veined polished marble base. Signed in the cast M Le Verrier.
Max le Verrier (1891-1973) A French sculptor best known for his elegant figurines and lamps. Whether depicting dancers or panthers, Max depicted his pieces in the Art Deco Style. He studied Art in Geneva before serving as a French pilot in WW1 and was shot down and imprisoned as a POW by the Germans. He opened his own studio in Paris in 1918 and was at his most prolific during the 1920s and 30s. He fled the occupation in WW2 returning in 1944 to Paris where he lived and worked until his death in 1973.
Size: 15(w) x 19.7(h)cm. marble base 9 (w) x 9(d)cm