4 June 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,125
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
AN ITALIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A PUGILIST
Late 19th century, after the antique
The figure on a variegated marble platform
26 in. (66 cm.) high
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The model for this fighting figure is taken from Antonio Canova's figure of a pugilist, after the antique, preserved in the Vatican Museum, Rome.
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