This beautiful dancer in tutu, 20th century bronze, called “Lady Ballerina”, highlights the grace of classical dance. The patina is brown. She is dressed in a tutu stopping at knee level. She wears ballerinas. In addition, she moves her right leg forward, making “a point” with her right foot. Her dance step, the bust slightly inclined, accentuates the romantic pose of the ballet dancer. Her hair is pulled back with a fringe and a bun. Her graceful face sketches an imperceptible smile. One will note that her hands with fine fingers are of a great technical mastery. This dancer in tutu, bronze XXth is characteristic of the quality of European arts and crafts.
The signature of the artist E Soldi Colbert as well as the stamp of the foundryman “J.B” are present on the terrace.
Emile Arthur Colbert (1846-1906) began as a medalist and attended the Paris School of Fine Arts, in the workshops of Jean Baptiste Farochon, Auguste Dumon and Eugène Louis Lequesne. In 1869, he won the Prix de Rome in engraving and medal in 1869. He was named Knight of the Legion of Honour in 1878.
Good general condition.
The dancer in tutu, 20th century bronze that we present you is a quality bronze. One will notice the uniformity of its brown patina. Moreover the delicacy of the movement she performs in front of the spectator reinforces the elegance of the whole. The proportions are perfectly respected. The curved terrace on which she performs her dance step, the bustier tightens the waist and adds finesse to the whole. The quality cast iron is that of a multiple.
The tradition of classical dance is a subject that interests many collectors. The interest goes beyond our borders and spreads to many continents. All generations find themselves in the passion for dance. The youngest hope to be stars in the making. The older ones remember an art admired in ballets. In each case the desire to possess the symbol of a demanding art is present. The amateurs of this art will have in heart to possess this beautiful sculpture.
Possessing this bronze of a dancer in tutu, gives a touch of poetry to the decoration of a personalized interior. It will be able to seduce your friends and family. It marks in a house the interest of its owner for arts and body expression. Such a sculpture crosses continents, it has all the qualities to seduce a large public.
Pierre Carron for P&P Artleaders