«Dante» brooch, circa 1944

Line Vautrin (1913-1997)

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Dimensions : 

6,5 x 3,7 cm

Poids : 

0,036 kg

Gilt-bronze brooch formed by the infinity sign on which characters struggle in a boat caught in a tourbillon on which appears a text from Dante’s «Hell».
Stamped: L.V

Provenance: French private collection.

Additional information

Dimensions : 

6,5 x 3,7 cm

Poids : 

0,036 kg

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Unclassifiable artist, Line Vautrin (1913-1997) was named “The poetess of metal” by Vogue magazine in 1948.
This French artist expressed her desire for freedom through her works and stood out thanks to her original style which broke with the artistic conventions of the post-war period.
A look back at this major artist of the 20th French decorative arts with a selection of boxes, powder boxes, bronze or talosel jewellery…

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