Dancer : Sevres Ceramic sculpture by Alain Gauvenet
Sevres - Circa 1930.
Very hard to find strong art deco style large ceramic. Definitely inspired by Ballets Russe and Diaghilev dancer.
Signed A. Gauvenet.
Excellent condition. 38cm high. Circa 1930.
Alain Gauvenet (1885-1967)
After his training at the Ecoles des Beaux Arts in Dijon and Paris, he came to the National Manufactory of Sèvres in May 1908. He was a sculptor there from 1912 to 1925, and an artist and sculptor from 1925 to 1943. He retired in December 1947. He created several forms, especially vases.
Source : http://www.sevresciteceramique.fr/