London, South Kensington
17 February 1999
'EVA' A PATINATED BRONZE FIGURE
CAST FROM THE MODEL BY JEAN V.DUSEK, 1931
modelled as a naked young woman, reclining erotically with head thrown back, on a striated brown and white onyx base, impressed signature J.V.Dusek, dated 1931, impressed title
13in. (33cm.) diam.
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Dusek was born in Tabor in Czechslovakia at the turn of the century, he studied in Prague and Paris and worked in Czechslovakia. He exhibited at the Salon de la Nationale des Beaux Arts from 1929 to the outbreak of the Second World War.
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