Beautiful liberty style terracotta sculpture depicting a girl’s head, entitled “Jeune Bacchante”. Dated 1914 and signed on the back by the author Claire Jeanne Robertine Colinet (1880-1950). The sculptress was born in Brussels in 1880 and studied sculpture with the artist Jef Lambeaux. His favorite subjects were exotic dancers, cabarets and circus performers. The female figures in Claire Colinet’s sculptures are tiny, muscular and dramatic. Colinet held his first exhibition in 1913 at the Salon de Artistes Francois.

Period: 1914

Measurements: H 41 x L 26,5 x P 24 cm