Joe Descomps 'Diane' a silvered and cold-painted bronze Figure, circa 1925

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Lot 115
Joe Descomps
'Diane' a silvered and cold-painted bronze Figure, circa 1925

Sold for £ 8,160 (US$ 11,194) inc. premium
Joe Descomps
'Diane' a silvered and cold-painted bronze Figure, circa 1925
modelled holding a bow in one arm, with dinanderie patterning to her robes, on marble base
60.5cm long, signed in cast 'Joe Descomps'

Footnotes

  • Please see B.Catley Art Deco and Other Figures Antique Collector's Club, 2003, pg's. 133-140 for images of other examples by Descomps.

    Joseph Descomps, French (1869-1950), born at Clermont-Ferrand on the 18th January 1869. Studied under Falguire and Hiollin and exhibited in Paris at the Salon des Artistes, he won medals in 1921, 1925 and 1928. He also exhibited at the Salon d'Automne and the Tuileries. He specialized in figural sculpture.
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