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    Sale 2034

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 324

    AN ITALIAN MARBLE FIGURE OF A YOUNG MAIDEN

    BY PROFESORE CESARE FANTACCHIOTTI, FLORENCE, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN MARBLE FIGURE OF A YOUNG MAIDEN
    BY PROFESORE CESARE FANTACCHIOTTI, FLORENCE, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Signed FANTACCHIOTTI SCULPTI FIRENZE
    44½ in. (113 cm.) high


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    Born in Florence, Cesare Fantacchiotti (d. 1922) was the son and pupil of the celebrated sculptor, Odoardo Fantacchiotti (d. 1877). Cesare was a prolific and highly successful sculptor, producing a wide range of subjects including portraiture, classical figures, allegorical groups and historic personalities. Fantacchiotti's work was exhibited in Florence, Venice, Turin, Berlin and Munich, as well as at the Royal Academy in London.