Goldscheider Art Deco Earthenware Figure of a Dancer Lorenzl
Most elegant Art Deco figurine of an earthenware dancer
Goldscheider Vienna / Austria
Dating: circa 1933
Technique: Handcrafted ceramics, finest hand painting, glossy finish
Designer: Josef Lorenzl (1892-1950)
Made in Austria
Height: 42 cm
Width: 12 cm x 29 cm
In good condition
Josef Lorenzl, Austrian 1892 ~ 1950
Lorenzl Dancer – Art Deco period the talented sculptor and ceramist that cannot be ignored is Josef Lorenzl. A master designer, his bronze statuettes and ceramic figural work epitomise the era perfectly. As with Preiss, Chiparus and Colinet the other great sculptors from this period, Lorenzl was inspired by the female form and the new found freedom that women enjoyed, which he executed beautifully both in his bronze and ceramic designs.
Lorenzl is considered amongst the most important artists of the Art Deco period and his distinctive and quite stunning art deco figurines are highly sought after by collectors. A celebrated sculptor with an eye for design Lorenzl epitomised the Art Deco era perfectly making him one of the most celebrated and iconic designers of the 20th Century.