A very good quality Italian carved marble bust of the Apollo Belvedere  Camillo Pacetti (Italian, 1785-1826) circa 1815
Lot 1326W
A very good quality Italian carved marble bust of the Apollo Belvedere
Camillo Pacetti (Italian, 1785-1826)
circa 1815
Sold for US$ 104,500 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property from the Warner Bros. Studios Collection
A very good quality Italian carved marble bust of the Apollo Belvedere
Camillo Pacetti (Italian, 1785-1826)
circa 1815
Modeled as the Sun God gazing left, inscribed C. PACETTI ROM.PROFE.DI.SCULTURA.NELL.ACCADEMIA.DI.MILANO.Fe.MDCCCXV, on turned socle.
height 28 1/2in (72cm)

Footnotes

  • As a youth, Camillo Pacetti studied at the Accademia di San Luca. From 1787-88, Pacetti worked for Josiah Wedgwood in Rome, under the supervision of John Flaxman, modeling six panels illustrating the life of Achilles. In 1804, on Antonio Canova's recommendation, Pacetti was offered the role of chair of the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan. A monument depicting the artist stands in the Palazzo di Brera a Milano.
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