Louis-Armand Bardery (1879-1952)
Elegant in evening dress
Chryselephantine and breach marble
Signed on the terrace: A. Bardery
H. 22 - D. 9.5 cm
Pretty chryselephantine sculpture representing an elegant in a graceful attitude in an evening dress. Her arms are gloved and her hair pulled up in an evening bun. The sculpture rests on a breach marble plinth.
Louis-Armand Bardery was born in 1879 in Neuilly-sur-Marne in Seine-Saint-Denis and died in 1952. He trained with Thomas, Injalbert and Vital Cornu.
He received an honorable mention for a plaster statue entitled "Première désillusion" in 1905, at the Paris Salon. At the same Salon, he later received other recognitions of his talent, a 3rd medal in 1907 and a second medal in 1911. He received a travel grant and obtained a gold medal in 1913. He was a member of the Salon des Artistes Français as a hors-concours and also appeared at the Salon d'Automne in 1930.
He is recognized for his portraits of emblematic figures "Lincoln" , those of the literary and artistic world "Corot" , "François Villon" ..., for his allegories "War", "Spring", "Reverie" ... and his interpretations of the mythological figures "Diane tending her bow" ... He is also the author of the monuments to the dead of Mauriac, Neuilly Plaisance and Saint-Flour after the First World War.
Louis-Armand Bardery (1879-1952), Elegant, chryselephantine, 19th century