George Coudray Art Nouveau Female Marble Bust Sculpture

$6,000.00
Quantity available: 1

This marble bust by Georges Charles Coudray (French, 1863-c.1932) depicts a lovely female with water lily flowers in her hair and base decorated with lily pads.  Good condition with a chip to one of the flower petals on base. 25 x 10 x 14 inches.  Weighs over 90 lbs.

Listed in the Benezit, the artist studied with Falguiere and Thomas, and exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1883 to 1903.  An example of this particular model was exhibited by Coudray at the World Exposition in Paris in 1900.

Coudray's works periodically appear at major auction.  The highest sale price achieved at auction is apparently the sale of two bronzes, Othello and The Emir, each 33 inches, offered in lot 17 of Christie's sale on April 12, 2007 with an estimate of $30,000-$50,000 which closed at $66,000.

 

Item Details

Reference #:
ha-2303
Quantity
1
Category
Fine Art
SubCategory
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
c1900
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material
Marble