BALLETHEAT, CV of Beklemichev, 1930s

Figure of a sitting ballerina in a blue dress. The sculpture is characterized by synthesization and simplification typical of the era. The calm nature of the performance corresponds to the pastel colors used - blue and beige.

Cleopatra Vladimirovna Beklemicheva (1898-1976)

France, 1930s

Glazed porcelain.

Signed: KB momogram, Beclemicheff.

Dimensions: 37 x 22 x 31 cm.

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Cleopatra Vladimirovna Beklemicheva (1898-1976) - Russian-born sculptor also known as Cleo Beclemicheff. Daughter of the last rector of the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. After her father's death, she left for Berlin, and in 1926 moved to Paris, where she worked actively until her death. In her works, she focused on the subject of dance, presented dancers of the Russian Ballet and other figures of the world of culture. She took part in individual and group exhibitions at showrooms. Her works are in the collections of Parisian museums, incl. Pompidou Center.