Jean DUNANDTuesday 25th November 2014
Conquest of the Horse - CIRCA 1935
Two low relief monumental panels. Laquer, gold leaf and red and gold powder.
Signed on one panel in the lower right
80 x 240 cm each panel
Panels were bought by the owner parents in the 50's and stayed in the family till today.
It's for the fumoir of the Normandie boat that we first see the Conquest of the Horse in Jean Dunand works. After 1935 he will continue the theme in smaller panel for privates collectors.
L'Illustration, "Normandie", 1er juin 1935, p. 206 for the fumoir of the Normandie boat.
Félix Marcilhac, Jean Dunand vie et œuvre, catalogue des œuvres, Les Éditions de l'Amateur, Paris, 1991, variant of the "Conquest of the Horse " referenced and reproduced p. 316.