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Colinet bronze Juggler

Hard to find Claire J.R. Colinet bronze Juggler
Excellent condition.
Marble base.
20cm high (7.9")
Circa 1920.
Ref : Catley book "art deco and other figures" p 119
REFERENCE: colinet1004

Bio

Colinet, Claire Jeanne Roberte

Claire Colinet first studied sculpture with Jef Lambeaux in Belgium, then moved to Paris. In 1913 she exhibited for the first time at the Salon of French Artists, where she has been present regularly. In 1929 she was elected a permanent member and did for the occasion the sculpture "Dreams are soap bubbles". From 1937 to 1940 she exhibited at the Salon des Independants in Paris and joined the Union of Women Painters and Sculptors. In her work, Claire Colinet is often inspired by biblical or historical facts. She uses patinated bronze and sometimes inlaid with precious stones. His sculptures are published by Edmond Etling, Arthur Goldscheider and nephews J. Lehmann. His last exhibition was held in 1945.