Louis Carvin Cubist Bronze Panther Silver-plated on Marble
Louis Carvin Cubist bronze prowling panther silver-plated on a black marble base. Louis Carvin was a renowned French sculptor known for his contributions to the Cubist movement. He was born on January 14, 1875, in Paris, France, and passed away on March 6, 1951. Carvin’s works often incorporated geometric shapes and abstract forms, reflecting the influence of Cubism.
The bronze panther sculpture, silver-plated on marble, is an example of Carvin’s artistic style. Bronze was a favored medium for sculptors during the early 20th century, and Carvin was known for his expertise in working with this material. The silver plating adds a striking visual element to the sculpture, enhancing its overall aesthetic appeal.
The signature on the marble base further confirms the authenticity and authorship of the sculpture. It is common for artists to sign their works to establish provenance and distinguish their creations.
Louis Albert Carvin (1875-1951)
Dating the piece to the 1930s places it within an important period of Carvin’s career. During this time, he was actively involved in the art scene and continued to experiment with Cubist elements in his sculptures. The 1930s marked a significant period for the Cubist movement, with artists like Carvin pushing the boundaries of traditional artistic representation. dedicated to the modeling of human and animal figures.
He was a member of the Society of French Artists and exhibited at the fairs of this society from the late nineteenth century until 1933. Receiving an Honorable Mention in 1894. He is also the author of multiple sculptures of deer, deer, lions, lions, panthers, birds, cats, dogs (especially wolf dogs), less frequently, and also exceptional horses.
13.5″ W x 4.75″ T x 4.2″ D