Pasquale Romanelli, Italian (1812-1887) A marble figure of a child holding a chalice
Lot 289
Pasquale Romanelli, Italian (1812-1887) A marble figure of a child holding a chalice
£2,500 - 3,000
US$ 4,300 - 5,100
Auction Details
Lot Details
Pasquale Romanelli, Italian (1812-1887)
A marble figure of a child holding a chalice
the figure stood beside a tree stump with a serpent wrapped around it (now damaged), on a naturalistic base carved with leaves, the base inscribed LOMBARDIA, weathered, 116cm high

Footnotes

  • Pasquale Romanelli attended the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence studying under both Luigi Pampaloni and Lorenzo Bartolini. He worked for Bartolini and then took over the running of his studio. His monumental works include "Fossombrai" 1863, in Arezzo, and "Alessandro Masi", he also finished Bartolini's monument " Demidoff" in Florence as well as executing the statue for the portico of the Uffizi.

    He exhibited his works "Ruth" and "La Delusa" in Paris in 1851. His work "La Delusa" was bought by the Hermitage Museum in St Petersberg. The Museo Poldi in Milan has a bust by Romanelli of Bartolini and another bust of Bartolini can be found in the church of the Santa Croce in Florence.
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