A marble Figure of a fisher boy by Bazzanti on its stand
Lot 221
An Italian mid 19th century figure of a fisherboy 'Giovane Pescatore' by Pietro Bazzanti (1825-1895)
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 17,000 - 25,000
Lot Details
An Italian mid 19th century figure of a fisherboy 'Giovane Pescatore'
by Pietro Bazzanti (1825-1895)
the young boy holding a small fish in his left hand, raised on a rocky naturalistic base, signed to the back P.Bazzanti Florence, on a green marble pedestal carved with a coiling fish, the fisherboy: 109cm high (42.5" high), the column: 105.5cm high, 41.5" high). (2)

Footnotes

  • Pietro Bazzanti specialised in allegorical and genre subjects as well as copies of Antique and Renaissance sculpture. Regarded as one of the most talented sculptors of his day, his studio in Florence became a centre for other important sculptors such as Ferdinando Vichi, Cesare Lapini and Guglielmo Pugi. Many of these sculptor's works are inscribed Galleria Bazzanti.

    Another example of this figure by Bazzanti was sold in these rooms, Thursday 5 July,2012, London, lot 149 for £14,300.
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