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Baudry: SYNDICAT GÉNÉRAL DES MAISONS D’ALIMENTATION À SUCCURALES DE FRANCE.

SKU: 15961-KS $90.00
1951, France. SYNDICAT GÉNÉRAL DES MAISONS D’ALIMENTATION À SUCCURALES DE FRANCE. By Léon-Georges Baudry. Bronze 70mm. $90. ------ Léon René Georges Baudry (who went by Léon-Georges), was born at Neuville-les-Dieppe on March 13 1898. His father, Léon-Auguste was a sculptor of ivory. Léon-Georges studied at l'École des Arts Décoratifs, where he was a student under Raoul Verlet and Henri-Auguste-Jules Patey. In 1920 he entered l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts. In 1923 he won a Second grand prix de Rome with “Une muse remettant à Apollon le couteau pour égorger Marsyas.” He created many works in the art deco style, including monuments and architectural decorations. He served as the director of manufacturing at the Sevres factory form 1948 to 1963 and is credited with reviving the fortunes of the company. Baudry died in Paris on November 24 1978.
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