London, South Kensington
20 April 2000
'ORGANIC FORM' A PATINATED BRONZE INKWELL
CAST FROM A MODEL BY GYULA BETLEN, CIRCA 1905
of shaped oval form, modelled in relief with figure of naked maiden reclining, signed in the bronze (missing inkwell cover and liner)
9in. (22.5cm.) diam.
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C.f. Documents sur L'Art Industriel au XXe siècle, Edition de la Maison Moderne, Paris, circa 1900, 'La Sculpture' section, p.18.
See also Harold Berman, Bronzes, Sculptors and Founders 1800-1930, Abage, Chicago, 1980, vol.iv, p.999.
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