Category: art deco

Circa 1930 Cartier diamond bracelets

Christies 

Personnage à La Jambe Repliée by François-Louis Schmied, created to illustrate an edition of Homer’s Odyssey

French, c. 1925

carved wood panel heightened with color

private collection x

Detail from Athéna by François-Louis Schmied, with Laurent Monnier and the  Baudin enamel workshop 

French, c. 1931

enameled and gilt metal, comprising thirteen panels

private collection x

C’est Moi Qui Suis Ulysse (Odyssée) by François-Louis Schmied, created to illustrate an edition of Homer’s Odyssey

French, c. 1925

watercolor and pencil on paper

private collection x

Illustration by François-Louis Schmied for an edition of Aeschylus’ Prométhée Enchaîné (translated by Paul Mazon)

French, 1941

private collection x 

Lili in Capri, Gerda Wegener

From The Grimm Brothers Fairy Tales, Kay Nielsen

Emerald Night, Erté

The Messenger, Edouard Halouze

Carl Otto Czeschka