Lot 40
  • 40

PAUL FRANÇOIS BERTHOUD | Jardinière with the face of Sarah Bernhardt

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
Sold
15,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • Paul François Berthoud
  • Jardinière with the face of Sarah Bernhardt
  • signed: BerThoud, inscribed: i.H.F. Fondeur.Paris and numbered: 1109
  • bronze, brown, red and green patina

Catalogue Note

Berthoud produced a series of busts of the actress Sarah Bernhardt, the formidable actress and darling of the European Art Nouveau movement, in several guises. The present jardinière with Bernhardt's features is a particularly original composition.
Close