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    Sale 7816

    Le Grand Goût - A Private European Collection

    17 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 153

    AN ITALIAN MARBLE FIGURE OF REBECCA

    BY ORAZIO ANDREONI, ROME, DATED 1890

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN MARBLE FIGURE OF REBECCA
    BY ORAZIO ANDREONI, ROME, DATED 1890
    Signed and dated 'O. Andreoni/Roma 1890'
    45¼ in. (115 cm.) high


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    Orazio Andreoni exhibited in Turin and Berlin, and carried out many works in the late 19th century which found their way into English and American collections. The present figure of Rebecca follows the popular late 19th century Romantic theme of depicting Old Testament heroines.

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