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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    AN ITALIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF NARCISSUS

    CIRCA 1850, AFTER THE ANTIQUE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ITALIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF NARCISSUS
    Circa 1850, After the antique
    On a marmo rosso lavento circular plinth
    15 in. (38 cm.) high; overall 16½ in. (42 cm.) high


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    Whilst unsigned, this bronze figure of Narcissus demonstrates many of the qualities of the workshop of A. Rohrich. Active in Rome during the late 18th century up to the mid-19th century, Rohrich produced good quality bronze models after the antique and would have competed with the workshop of Benedetto Boschetti for the affluent tourist trade of the day. A similar figure of Narcissus was sold Christie's South Kensington, 18 December 2007, lot 44.

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