Lot 40: Max Blondat , French 1879-1925 Le Tourbillon gilt-bronze
Property from the Estate of Rochelle Sepenuk
October 21, 2008
New York, NY, USA
Description: signed MAX-BLONDAT / FRANCE and with two SIOT- DECAUVILLE / PARIS pastilles and numbered G809 . gilt-bronze
Notes: Blondat studied at the École des Beaux-Arts and exhibited at the Salon from 1890. An honorable mention at the Paris 1900 Exposition Universelle brought him into public view and began his considerable success. Blondat was known primarily as a decorative sculptor and was one of the founders of the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs. He was made an officer of the Légion d'Honneur in 1925.
Dimensions: measurements height 16 1/2 in.; diameter 20 1/4 in. alternate measurements 42 cm; 53.5 cm