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JEAN DUNAND (1877-1942)

"Figure" or "Femme aux bijoux", 1928

Lacquered wood panel presenting a crouching woman adorned with jewelry. 

Gold lacquer, brushed gold leaves, red lacquer on a black lacquer background. 

Signed "Jean Dunand". 

H 90 - L 56 cm (H 35.4 - W 22 in)

Origin

Private Parisian collection - Former Alain Lesieutre collection, sale Ader, Picard, Tajan, Hôtel Georges V of December 13, 1989, lot 283, reproduced in the catalog.

Exhibitions

- Galerie La Renaissance, Paris, 1929, under number 4
- Bevis Hiller, "The World of Art Deco", exhibition to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, June-september 1971, editions Dutton, reproduced under n°47 p. 56.
- Aaron Lederfajn and Xavier Lenormand, "1930 : Quand le meuble devient sculpture", Louvre des Antiquaires, exhibition from March 6 to June 6 1981, n°42.

Bibliography

Félix Marcilhac, "Jean Dunand, vie et Oeuvre", les éditions de l'Amateur, 1991, model number 576 and reproduced on p. 264-265.
Félix et Amélie Marcilhac, "Jean Dunand", edition Norma, 2020, model reference under number 90 and reproduced on p. 253.