Sculpture ~ ALFRED-AUGUSTE JANNIOT, SCULPTURE "AMOUR ASTRIDE A DOLPHIN"

ALFRED-AUGUSTE JANNIOT SCULPTURE

ALFRED-AUGUSTE JANNIOT, SCULPTURE "AMOUR ASTRIDE A DOLPHIN"

This sculpture by Alfred Janniot depicts a putti armed with a bow astride a stylized dolphin. This work is related to the frescoes that Janniot realized for the Exposition des Arts Decoratifs in 1937. Completed in plaster, it shows evidence of hollow-mold casting. Other models of this piece exist in a much smaller sizes, but this is the only existing example of this size. 29" H x 17.5" W.

From Primavera Gallery's collection of sculpture by Janniot.

 

Janniot, France, ca. 1937