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    Sale 5204

    Furniture & Decorative Objects

    18 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 45

    A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE OF A MAN KNEELING ON A ROCK

    AFTER ALFREDO PINA, MID 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE OF A MAN KNEELING ON A ROCK
    AFTER ALFREDO PINA, MID 20TH CENTURY
    The base cast with inscription A.PINA
    16¾in. (42.5cm.) high


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    The Italian born Alfredo Pina (1883-1966) studied at the Accademia di Brera and in 1906 won the Gran Premio Nazionale for sculpture. He moved to Paris before the First World War, where he was influenced by the work of Rodin and Bourdelle, and expresed this through his portraits of Victor Hugo and Tolstoy and the practice of an impressionistic stroke.

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