French Bronze Orientalist Figure By Georges Charles Coudray
Georges Charles Coudray (Paris, 1883-1932)
A Fine 19th century French Gilt and mid-brown Patina figure of an Orientalist Woman Playing Harp with Sphinx Head.
Signed: Coudray AP
with seal of Societe des Bronze de Paris
Plaque reads: Tahoser, Prix de Rome
Height: 20.5 " (52 cm)
Width: 8" (20 cm)
Depth: 9" (22 cm)
Georges Charles Coudray studied under Falguière and exhibited at the Salon from 1883-1903. He is most well known for his Orientalist studies, many of which were cast by Société des Bronzes de Paris.
Literature: S. Richemond, Les Orientalistes Dictionnaire des sculpteurs; XIX-XX siécles, Paris, 2008, p. 79