A French Art Nouveau gilt bronze bust of a woman by Louis Chalon. "The Sunflower at Dawn". The young woman wears her wavy hair loose, with a headband decorated with a feather and flower. Her right shoulder is ornamented with drapery and a floral-motif brooch. A large sunflower covers her bare breasts. A similar bust is pictured in: "Dynamic Beauty: Sculpture of Art Nouveau Paris", by Macklowe Gallery, The Studley Press, 2011, p. 111.
|Artist: Louis Chalon|
|Signed: “L. Chalon”|
|Dimensions: 21" high x 11" wide x 6-1/2" deep|
|Item #: S-15939|
|Price: $5,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|