A PAIR OF BRONZE ALLEGORICAL FIGURES EMBLEMATIC OF SPRING AND SUMMER
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A PAIR OF BRONZE ALLEGORICAL FIGURES EMBLEMATIC OF SPRING AND SUMMER

BY FRANCESCO BERTOS (1678-1741), EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF BRONZE ALLEGORICAL FIGURES EMBLEMATIC OF SPRING AND SUMMER
BY FRANCESCO BERTOS (1678-1741), EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Each on a later cylindrical slate and coloured marble socle; dark brown patina with warm medium brown high points
13¼ and 13½ in. (33.7 and 34.2 cm.) high; 18¼ and 18½ in. (46.4 and 47 cm.) high, overall. (2)
Provenance
Ralph Richardson; his sale Sotheby's, London, 21 April 2001, lot 115.
Literature
C. Avery, The Triumph of Motion: Francesco Bertos (1678-1741) and the Art of Sculpture, Catalogue Raisonné, Turin, 2008, nos. 81 and 82.
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For information on Francesco Bertos and his critical reception, see the notes to lots 205 and 207.
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