3 November 2015
AGATHON LEONARD (1841-1923)
'DANSEUSE AU COTHURNE', A SCULPTURE, CIRCA 1900
gilt-bronze, on a marble base
22 ½ in. (54.5 cm.) high
signed A. Léonard Sclp. and stamped with Susse Frères Editeurs Paris foundry mark and M.
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Similar examples illustrated:
I. Böstge, Agathon Léonard, Le Geste Art Nouveau, Paris, 2003, p. 68;
V. Arwas, Art Nouveau, The French Aesthetic, London, 2002, p. 36.
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