One of a Kind

Le Baiser

Laure Simoneau

Laure Simoneau’s sculpture “The Kiss” catches the electric energy between Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Laure sculpts the iconic couple using only iron wire, cutting and shaping space, giving it substance. A perfect gift for yourself or someone you love. Read more


Add to Wishlist

Available now?

Ship from Paris within two business days.

Product details

The Bogart-Bacall partnership was unique in the Hollywood of the 1940s for the new style of sexual equality they incarnated. Bacall, whose “cat’s eyes never blinked before Bogart’s scowls” was the perfect match for Bogart’s rugged cynicism.

As a wire sculptor (fildeferiste, in French), Laure Simoneau follows the lines that link the sensual, sophisticated couple.

Signed by the artist.

Why we love this: When placed in a light, the shadows dance playfully on the wall.

Created in: Paris, France

Materials & techniques: Hammered iron wire, steel stand

Dimensions: W x D x H / 19.5" x 3.1" x 19.5" / 50 cm x 8 cm x 50 cm

Availability: Available now -

Ship from Paris within two business days.

Reference code: LSIMLEBAISER

Questions about this piece?

We’re here. The ateliernovō team has deep knowledge of each piece we have curated ourselves. For specific questions about this piece, simply contact us by completing this form.

Please keep me informed of ateliernovo's news and events.

Shipping & returns

Enjoy complimentary shipping on all orders if your order is purchased for delivery to the USA.  No surprises: the price paid covers everything to get the product to you.

Shipping to the USA:

  • Piece is “Available now” : Estimated shipping time – 5 to 10 days.
  • Piece is “Uniquely made to order” : Refer to estimated production time for the piece.

European Union addresses are also eligible for complimentary shipping. For orders delivered outside the USA or the European Union, read more.


At ateliernovō, we take pride in the quality and craftsmanship of our objects. If for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may return it within 14 days for a full refund or for an exchange. See our Returns & Exchanges page for more details.

Laure Simoneau

Wire Sculptor, Paris, France

Taking an ordinary piece of wire, Laure Simoneau hammers, twists, solders, caresses and cajoles it until it becomes, in a transcendent leap, a face, a hand, a body, or speaks to us in a word, a phrase, a poem. Laure Simoneau’s sculptures are an invitation to travel to a more...

  • Handcrafted in France. In a celebration of craftsmanship and manufactoring traditions, we tour each French region to bring you our curated selection of exceptional homeware, gifts and collectibles.

More info

More pieces from Laure Simoneau

Gift Wrap



Stay in the Know

Sign Up