Lot 73: Bruno Zach, Female Dancer in Pantsuit, Bronze & Ivory, c. 1920
December 2, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Bronze, cold painted, ivory, carved, onyx
Austria, circa 1920
Bruno Zach (1891-1935) Austrian sculptor
On the base behind signed 'B. Zach'
Bronze figure of a female dancer in dynamic pose on one leg, hands and head made of ivory
Mounted on a conic, two-stepped base of grained green onyx
Height: c. 26 cm
Elegant Art Déco dancer vested in at that time for women innovative and modern pantsuit
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The figure is in good age-related condition. The cold painting is partially minimally rubbed. The base is showing a slightly chipped part at the bottom near the mounting.
Bruno Zach (1891-1935)
Bruno Zach was born 1891 in the Ukraine. Among his characteristic works are his female nudes and dancers, showing common stylistic elements of the Art Déco and Art Nouveau period. Zach studied at the Academy of Art in Vienna with Hans Bitterlich and Josef Müllner. While living in Vienna, Zach collaborated with various manufactories, creating numerous extraordinary bronze sculptures illustrating different motifs taken from subjects such as sports, the Orient, the animal world and last but not least erotic themes. (kre)
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