'Woman Smoking', plaquette

'Woman Smoking', plaquette

'Woman Smoking'
Plaquette (uniface)
Pierre Lenoir (1879-1953)
France (Paris)
1931
Bronze, struck
Museum no. A.6-1978
Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Art Deco medals and plaquettes reflected changes within society. Here a half-dressed woman smoking a cigarette suggests modernity and a hedonistic approach to life.