danae by Amadeo Gennarelli
danae by Amadeo Gennarelli
danae by Amadeo Gennarelli
danae by Amadeo Gennarelli
danae by Amadeo Gennarelli
danae by Amadeo Gennarelli
danae by Amadeo Gennarelli
danae by Amadeo Gennarelli
danae by Amadeo Gennarelli
danae by Amadeo Gennarelli
Contains nudity

Amadeo Gennarelli

danae 1925

CeramicTerracotta
20 ⨯ 53 ⨯ 14 cm
ConditionMint
€ 1.500

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About the artwork

Reclining nude by Amedeo Gennarelli ( 1881-1943 )


This Italian Sculptor from Naples worked and got famous after 1910 in Paris. He was especially the sculptor of female nude and beauty. His work is the link between Art deco and Modernism. In this sensual nude, the lines and geometric forms are just as important as the female beauty . This balance between abstract and naturalism makes his work timeless and of universal beauty.

About the Artist

Amadeo Gennarelli was an Italian sculptor, born in Napels. He was a pupil of Francesco Jerace. Around 1909, he moved to Paris, where he became part of a group of leading artists of his generation. From 1913 to 1936, he exhibited his work at the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris. He worked with various materials such as marble, terracotta and bronze. He became known in the United Kingdom and United States after editor Alfred Dunhill bought several of his works.