Art Deco Silvered Bronze, ‘The Discus Thrower’ by Claire Jeanne Roberte Colinet (1880–1950). Raised on a circular portoro marble and bronze pedestal and signed S.Colinet. 3.
Claire Colinet was French sculptor of Belgian birth who worked during the early-to-mid 20th century.
She exhibited for the first time at the Salon des Artistes Francais in 1913 and became a permanent member of the organization in 1929. From 1937 to 1940, she exhibited at the Salon des Independents in Paris and joined the Union of Women Painters and Sculptors. During these years she worked mainly in the Art Deco style.
Most of her sculptures were of beautifully figured, dramatic and energetic female forms. She was held in such high regard her work was exhibited posthumously at the Paris Salon for nearly 30 years. Today her work continues to be very highly regarded and sought after, with price’s continuing to increase.
Height: 33cm
Width: 15cm
Diameter of base: 7.3cm
Internal Ref: PADD1287


Height = 33 cm (13.0″)
Width = 15 cm (5.9″)
Depth = 7.3 cm (2.9″)