French Art Nouveau Bronze Sculpture by Rivere(273 views)
Description: A French Art Nouveau patinated bronze sculpture by Théodore Rivière, featuring two intricately-sculpted figures from the story of Carthage. The crown of the woman is accented with rubies, and has emerald eyes. (Item No.: 782)
Condition Report: Excellent
Dimensions: 7'' diameter x 16'' high
Artist or Maker: Riviere
Literature: Pictured in: "Art Nouveau 1890-1914", V&A exhibit by Paul Greenhalgh, page 122; "Nineteenth Century Sculpture" by Maurice Rheims, p. 372 # 15; and in: "Dynamic Beauty: Sculpture of Art Nouveau Paris" by Macklowe Gallery, The Studley Press, 2011, p. 229.