Mirrored Women (c. 1930) by Raoul Lamourdedieu
An Art-Deco bronze sculpture by Raoul Lamourdedieu (French, 1877 - 1953), whose monumental figural sculpture of allegorical subjects can be found on public buildings throughout Paris. Lamourdedieu studied at the prestigious Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and went on win awards in Multiple Paris Salons and international competitions.
This work is a prime example of the sculptors use of symmetry in the alignment of the women whose poses mirror one another and also in the intricate sgraffito patterns etched into the figures' robes.
16 ½ x 17 ½ x 11 in.