Superb Large Antique Bust Of TANAGRA by E. Villanis C. 1880-1900

A fine private estate sale large French Art Nouveau patinated plaster and gesso bust of TANAGRA by the Renowned French Art Nouveau Sculptor E. Villanis. "TANAGRA" to front title plate. Signed "E. Villanis" to left shoulder. C 1880 - 1900.

This large great bust carries all the attributes of E. Villanis - fine detail - deep sculpting - hallowed eyes, Title name to base front and Villanis's signature. This is perhaps one of the most sought after of all of Villanis' sculptures - in any medium. Even these antique plaster bust by Villanis are getting rarer and harder to come by in any condition. This is one of Villanis's rarest works and is highly collectable.

Of course - this is TANAGRA, the legendary Greek Figurine. She was a very popular character during the mid to later 19th century and early 20th century. She is keeping in Villanis' known character themes of selecting renowned maidens or famous women to entitle his sculptures.

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