Johannes Dommisse (1878-1955) - African bust

Johannes Dommisse (1878-1955) - African bust
Belgium - 1930 - Bronze, Marble

Stunning Art Deco bronze bust of an African, signed at the back, on the side, Johannes Dommisse (Belgian sculptor 1878-1955). Very beautiful details of the face, the eyes are hollow. Nice veined black marble base.

Johannes Dommisse was born in Delft but worked for many years in Brussels. He also worked on the Berlage Bridge in Amsterdam and also designed a pediment for the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
Dommisse's work can be found in various museums, including the Gemeentemuseum Arnhem, the Centraal Museum Utrecht...
It is mentioned in "Beeldhouwkunst in Belgio vanaf 1830" among others.

Size: Height with pedestal: 33 cm

Bronze: 22 x 10 x 8 cm
Total weight: 4.5 kg

In good overall condition, with signs of wear on the patina.
The pictures are part of the description.

The bust will be carefully packed.

Lot details
African bust
Bronze, Marble
Designer/ Artist
Johannes Dommisse (1878-1955)
Art Deco
Estimated Period
Country of Origin
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
33×10×8.5 cm
4.5 kg
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