Emmanuel Villanis

Art Nouveau sculpture of a seated nude with removable skirt.

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Europe € 73

Worldwide € 110

Signature/ Marks:
H. 42 cm. x L. 30 cm. x W. 22 cm. 

H. 16.5 inch x L. 11.8 inch x W. 8.7 inch.
Very good.
This model is illustrated on page 23 of
 “Emmanuel Villanis” by Josje Hortulanus- de Mik. (skirt missing) on page 643 of ”Les bronzes de XIXe siècle” by Pierre Kjellberg, Les éditions des amateurs on page 606 of “Bronzes, sculptors and founders” by H. Berman, Abage.
 A description of this model in:
“Emmanuel Villanis, un sculpteur art nouveau” by Pascal Launay, Thélès.
General information about Villanis:
“Etains 1900“ by Philippe Dahan. Les éditions de l’amateur, 
“Dictionnaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs” by E. Benezit. Gründ. 

“Shackled” A hard to find cold painted sculpture of a nude slave girl sitting on a stone bench, her hands chained behind her back. She is wearing earrings, a red turban and a red removable skirt. Signed by Villanis, France 1890.