Art Deco bronze sculpture bending bar man l’age du bronze

Art Deco bronze sculpture of an athletic man bending a bar by Demetre H. Chiparus. This model is called "L'age du bronze" and the bronze version is very hard to find.   The bronze has a beautiful patina and stands on Portor marble base.  France ca. 1930. 
Artist / Maker Demetre H. Chiparus
Signature/ Marks D. H. Chiparus
Style Art Deco
Date 1930
Material Bronze, Portor marble base.
Origin France
Size (cm) H. 53 cm x L. 88 cm. x W. 18 cm. 

Size (inches) H. 20.9 inch x L. 34.7 inch. x W. 7.1 inch.
Condition Very good.
Literature This model is illustrated in the book “Chiparus - Master of Art Deco” by A. Shayo, on page 65. More information: 
“Art Deco and other figures” by Brian Catley.
“Art Deco sculpture” by Victor Arwas, Academy.
“Bronzes, sculptors and founders” by H. Berman, Abage. 
“Dictionnaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs” by E. Benezit. Gründ 
“Dictionnaire illustré des sculpteurs animaliers & fondeurs de l’antiquité à nos jours “ by Jean Charles Hachet. Argus Valentines;
“The dictionary of sculptors in bronze” by James Mackay. Antique collectors club. 

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Art Deco bronze sculpture bending bar man l’age du bronze