Céline Lepage “La femme de Marrakech”
An Art Nouveau statue by Céline Lepage of ceramic. The cloak around her body is glazed glossy white, her feet and head are unglazed.
The pedestal is light blue glossy glazed.
Original from the year 1900.
On the bottom is an original sticker from the store where the sculpture was sold around 1900.
Arthur Goldscheider had a store in Paris where he sold sculptures by Céline Lepage.
About Céline Lepage:
Céline Lepage lived from 1882 to 1928. She died young at the age of 35. She spent several years with her husband in Tunisia, a then French colony and Morocco.
When she returned to Paris around 1900 she designed images that were influenced by her stay in the north African countries and exhibited it in 1919 in the Salon d’Automne and in 1923 at the Salon des Tuileries in Paris. Her work became a success and in 1925 she became asked to participate in the Pamone Pavillon at the Art Deco World Exposition in 1925 in Paris.
74cm / 29"
|Signature / Marks
on the side: C. Lepage