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    Sale 11628

    THE OPULENT EYE:19TH CENTURY FURNITURE, SCULPTURE, WORKS OF ART, CERAMIC & CARPETS

    19 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 84

    ANTONIO ROSSETTI (ITALIAN, B. 1819)

    Amor Secreto

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ANTONIO ROSSETTI (ITALIAN, B. 1819)
    Amor Secreto
    signed and dated Rossetti/Roma 1869 (on the base)
    marble
    37 in. (94 cm.) high


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    With its carefully pronounced details and translucent carving of Cupid's thinly veiled face, the present figure is a testament to the skill of its sculptor, Antonio Rossetti. Milanese by birth, Rosetti worked largely in Rome, and was known for his genre figures. Another example of Amor Secreto was sold at Sotheby's, New York, 23 October 2007, lot 36 ($21,250).

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, OHIO