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    Sale 5904

    Christie's Interiors

    31 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 626

    A NEOPOLITAN BRONZE BUST OF A BOY

    AFTER GIOVANNI DE MARTINO, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NEOPOLITAN BRONZE BUST OF A BOY
    AFTER GIOVANNI DE MARTINO, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Inscribed 'G.R.Martino/DIRITTI D'AUTORE'
    13 in. (33 cm.) high


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    Born in Naples in 1870, Giovanni de Martino became a member of the Institute of Fine Arts, Naples. Examples of his figures and portrait sculpture may be found in the Museum of Modern Art, Rome.

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