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Demetre Chiparus Hurdler Sculpture

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Mixed Media: Pre 1940: Item # 1400602
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Beautifully detailed, patinated metal figure of a hurdler by the famous Art- Deco-era sculptor, Demetre Chiparus (born 1886 in Romania, died 1947 in France). The figure, with outstretched arms, jumps above as he clears the hurdle beneath. Signed D.H. Chiparus upon the naturalistic ground, with foundry seal upon back edge. The figure rests on a variegated black and white marble base. France circa 1930. 11 1/2" W., 6 3/4" D., 18 1/2" H.