21 November 2007,
Price realised EUR 8,050
Estimate EUR 7,000 - EUR 9,000
Demetre H. Chiparus (Rumanian, 1886-1947)
Leaving the opera
signed in the marble DH Chiparus and Etling Paris
gilt bronze and ivory
23 cm. high
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See for comparison:
Bryan Catley, Art Deco and other Figures, Woodbridge, 1978, p. 71
Alberto Shayo, Chiparus, Master of Art Deco, New York, 1999, pp. 48 and 80
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