Charles VITAL-CORNU. Pewter statuette


Charles VITAL-CORNU (1851-1927).

Pewter statuette representing a young nude woman leaning on one hip, raised right arm and hand in hair with flowers.
Foundry mark of Frères SUSSE à Paris and signature "Vital Cornu".

Height: 32 cm (12-1/2 in.).

PARIS, circa 1900.

Commentary and condition report:
This artist regularly exhibited at the Salon of French Artists from 1874-1923, obtaining numerous medals and becoming member in 1885.
This statuette to my knowledge is not catalogued in specialized literature; it is not listed in Philippe DAHHAN's work "Etains 1900" (Pewter 1900).

Very good condition; two small dents by the left hip to note as well as two zones with light discoloration on left leg.

Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2012010004