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Art Deco bronze sculpture of a ballerina

Elegant Art Deco bronze sculpture of a ballerina by Enrico Manfredo Di Palma-Falco, Italy 1886-1988 Cast at the Robecchi Foundry, who was the founder of Picasso and Troubetskoy. The dancer is executed in the lost wax technique, marked Cire Perdue.  France ca. 1930. 
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Artist / Maker Enrico Manfredo Di Palma-Falco
Signature/ Marks Di Palma-Falco , Robecchi Foundry mark. Founder of Picasso and Troubetskoy. Cire Perdue.
Style Art Deco
Date 1930
Material Bronze, patinated.
Origin Italy, France
Size (cm) H. 35 cm x L. 18.5 cm. x W. 17 cm.
Size (inches) H. 13.8 inch x L. 7.1 inch. x W. 6.7 inch.
Condition Very good.
Literature Enrico Manfredo Di Palma-Falco 1886-1988 Artist born in Alfedena Italy, studied in Paris under Mercié and exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français from 1920- 1939. He specialized in animal sculpture. Human figures like this ballerina are very hard to find. Information on the artist: “Animals in bronze” by Christopher Payne. Antique collectors club. “The dictionary of sculptors in bronze” by James Mackay. Antique collectors club.“Dictionnaire illustré des sculpteurs animaliers & fondeurs de l’antiquité à nos jours “ by Jean Charles Hachet. Argus Valentines. “Dictionnaire Biographique des artistes contemporains” Edouard Joseph, 1931 “Dictionnaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs” by E. Benezit. Gründ.
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Art Deco bronze sculpture of a ballerina