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Robert Thew art deco Brass bookends


Robert Thew art deco Brass bookends

Robert Thew (1892-1964) art deco Brass bookends are offered for sale.  These leaping fish riding a wave are designed by a premier designer.  These bookends can be purchased and picked up at the store.                        4.5″l x 2.75″d x7″h

Price $125.00 pair

Bio from askart.com

Robert Garret Thew

Born October 13, 1892 in Sharon Connecticut. Son of Martin E. Thew and Bertha Louise (Church) Thew.

Studied Fine Art at Syracuse University and studied painting under George Bellows at Art Student’s League NYC.  After serving in the U S Army 1918-19. He was employed at the J. Walter Thomson Agency where he introduced the use of color in magazine advertising.

He married Elsie Greene in 1923 and moved to Westport, Connecticut where he formed the Artistic Bronze Foundry to produce sculptures of his creation.  In the five years prior to the market crash of ’29 he produced hundreds of small sculptures for lamps, doorstops, trivets, bookends, etc.