“Exotic Dancer” French Art Deco gilt bronze figure c1930 by Claire Colinet. Signed by script in the marble

Claire Jeanne Roberte Colinet was a sculptor of figures and animals, born in Brussels. She was a pupil of Jef Lambeaux. She was elected a Member of the Societé des Artistes Français, where she exhibited from 1913, being awarded an Honourable Mention in 1914. She also exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Indépendants between 1937 and 1940.

Biblio: Art Deco Sculpture, Victor Arwas; Art Deco and other figures, Catley; Vollmer I, 1953; Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs

Height 51.5 cms

Price AU$12,985 inc GST