31 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 525
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
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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