Paul Philippe - a classic Art Deco cold-painted bronze
sculpture "Russian Dancer", France circa 1920's, the dancer
en pointe wearing a bejewelled dress mounted on a rouge and yellow
marble base. This is the smallest size that was produced.
Paul Philippe (Polish, 1870 - 1930) Born in Thorn, Poland,
Philippe became a pupil of Antonin Larroux when he moved to Paris
(he also worked in Berlin with his works edited by Rosenthal und
Maeder) and exhibited at all the French salons. Philippe worked with
bronze and ivory in both the Art Nouveau (some Art Nouveau style
works can be found in spelter) and Art Deco styles.