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Medal - Dancer with Tambourine
  • Dancer with Tambourine
    Renard, Marcel Claude, born 1893 - died 1974
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Dancer with Tambourine

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1931 (struck)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Renard, Marcel Claude, born 1893 - died 1974 (medallist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze, struck, uniface

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

  • Museum number:

    A.7-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Sculpture, Room 111, The Gilbert Bayes Gallery, case DR15

One aspect of Art Deco was a revival of Neo-classical art. Its sparse, simple clarity appealed to designers and artists trying to reduce images to their essential form.
In the early decades of the 20th century, as a result of the changes in production and purpose, medals were no longer so closely tied to their traditional functions of commemoration and reward, and French medals could now be decorative objects in their own right.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1931 (struck)

Artist/maker

Renard, Marcel Claude, born 1893 - died 1974 (medallist)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze, struck, uniface

Dimensions

Height: 5.3 cm, Width: 5.3 cm

Object history note

Given by Mrs. John Hull Grundy, in 1978.

Descriptive line

Plaquette, bronze, Dancer with Tambourine, by Marcel Claude Renard, France (Paris), 1931

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Dancer; Tambourine

Categories

Sculpture; Coins & Medals; Plaques & Plaquettes

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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