"Danseuse au Tambourin"

Sculptor: Agathon Léonard

Origin: French

h: 22 in.

Year: circa 1898


A French Art Nouveau gilt bronze sculpture, "Danseuse au Tambourin" by, Agathon Léonard of a Dancer playing the tambourine. The sculpture is signed, "A. Léonard Sclp" and further impressed with the "Susse Fréres" foundry mark.

Private Collection - Florida

Originally part of a set of 15 female figures playing music and dancing, called "Jeu l'Echarpe," inspired by Loïe Fuller's famous scarf dances.Provenance:

The identical model is photographed in: 
The Paris Salons v. IV Sculpture and Metalwork by Alastair Duncan, p.394.
Agathon Léonard Le geste Art Nouveau by, Ingelore Böstge and Emmanuelle Héran ©2003 page 64 cat. 38, 54, 42, 52.