French Bronze Statue of Dancing Woman by Joe Descomps, 1920
The bronze of a woman dancing and holding a mask represents comedy. The sculpture dates from, circa 1920. Joseph Emanuel Cormier was a well known sculptor and silversmith, working under the name Descomps, born in 1869-1950.
Descomp was a pupil of Hiolin and Falguire, he exhibited his work at the Salon des Artistes 1891-1937 and at the Chicago exhibition in 1893. He worked with Frederic Boucheron and was a member of the French society of artists since 1883. He won his first medal in 1898 and received a knighthood in 1929. His work is exhibited in several museums across France.
22.44 in. H x 5.51 in. W x 9.84 in.D
57 cm H x 14 cm W x 25 cm D