Simon Moselsio (Russian /American, 1890-1963) An Art Deco female nude with light golden-olive green/brown patination on the body and with darker patination of the hair. Signed and dated 1921 on a columnar, striated , black , grey and yellow marble base. Superb modelin , very highly detailed first class early cast from either Germany or Austria. Simon Molesio was born in Russia and studied at the Kunstgewerbe Schule, Royal Academy of Fine Arts Berlin. He exhibited at the Paris International Exposition of 1921 and also at the New York Worlds Fair of 1939. Moselsio was a regular exhibitor at the Whitney Museum in 1934, 35, 39 and from then on yearly - 1940 to 1950. He also had a one-man exhibitiom at the Brooklyn Museum as well as at many other galleries, including: The Wehe Gallery, Chicago Art Institute, Fleming Museum of Art, The Salons of America 1925 and 1926, Library of Congress, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Worcester Museum of Art and many others.
Dimensions: Total Height 14 inches. ( Height base alone 3.5 inches)