30 April 2008
BALLETS RUSSES RARE FIGURAL GROUP, CIRCA 1925
patinated bronze, ivory, on marble plinth
23¾ in. (60.4 cm.) high
signed on the marble D.H.Chiparus
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Alberto Shayo, Chiparus, Master of Art Deco, New York, 1993, pl. 141 (sculpture illustrated).
This sculpture with two figures is believed to be the only example in this configuration, which otherwise appears with a single figure or as a triple group.
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