A stunning and large Art Deco bronze sculpture by Joseph
Emmanuel Descomps circa 1920's titled Meditation, edited by
Les Neveux de J. Lehmann - Paris, depicting a stylish reclining
This was edited in three mediums, bronze, ceramic and
terracotta and the page above is a scan from the original foundry
catalogue with this bronze being the largest they produced.
Joseph Jules Emmanuel Cormier (Joe Descomps) (French,
Joe Descomps studied under Hiolin. He exhibited regularly at the
Salon of the Societe des Artistes Français, and designed and
executed a wide range of objects in the Art Nouveau and art deco
style, including jewellery, sculptures in bronze, stone, and
ceramics. In the 1920s he concentrated more on small-scale
sculptures, mostly in bronze and bronze / ivory.