Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
A gilt bronze lamp featuring Loie Fuller, circa 1901, signed “A. Leonard/ S cld” on the verso. Fuller was an American dancer who became a sensation at the Folies Bergere in Paris. She was subsequently immortalized as a favorite subject of many fin de siecle French artists including Jules Cheret, Auguste Rodin, and Henri de Toulouse Lautrec. From the living room at Taylor’s Bel Air residence.
LITERATURE Catherine Opie, 700 Nimes Road (Munich: DelMonico, 2015), pictured on page 15.
Height, 23 inches
PROVENANCE From the Estate of Elizabeth Taylor