Rare Art Deco "Barzoï sculpture" by Roger Guerin & Domien Ingels. Circa 1925-1930
Artist: Roger Guerin Céramiste - Domien Ingels Sculpteur
Signature - Stamp: Bottom incised - N°756
Material: Ceramic - Sandstone
Condition: perfect condition
Dimensions: 24 cm x 13 cm x 10 cm
Sculpture of a white dog (Greyhound Barzoï) edited in sandstone by Roger Guérin in Bouffioulx in the 1930s.
In perfect condition.
Numbered 754 under the coin (see coin idem in the catalog), monogram I. This subject also exists in bronze.
Biography of Domien Ingels:
Born in 1881, Domien Ingels is one of the best Belgian sculptors of the Art Deco period, like Alberic Collin, Thierry Van Rijswijck or Raymond de Meester of Betzenbroeck .... The son of a butcher, Ingels is best known for his powerful animal figures , both in attitude and gesture (draft horses, farmyard animals, dogs such as the Borzoi greyhound), his favorite subject nonetheless remains the draft horse.
He followed a course in the workshop of Domien Van den Bossche and Hippolyte Le Roy. He also attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent. In 1900, he became an assistant professor and taught drawing and sculpture until 1941. He shared a workshop at the Beguinage in Ghent with his friend C. Permeke (1886-1952).
Numerous collaborations with the sandstone editor Roger Guérin in Bouffioulx and the Maes workshops in Ghent (Ceramaes).
He died in 1946 leaving behind a remarkable and remarkable work.
Many works in museums, monumental works in different cities of Belgium.
Bibliography: This sculpture is reproduced on p.80 in "Au gré du grès - De l'Art Nouveau à l'Art Déco - Roger Guérin & Egard Aubry" Stéphane Pignolet, Cécile Schaack, Inge Taillie - published in 2007 by "Musée Le Clockarium".