22 - 23 September 2009,
Price realised EUR 1,875
EUR 1,500 - EUR 2,000
A FRENCH BRONZE BUST OF THE APOLLO BELVEDERE
CAST BY SOCIETE DES BRONZES, PARIS, LATE 19TH CENTURY OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY, THE PORPHORY SOCLE ASSOCIATED
Inscribed Société des Bronzes.
The bust 25 cm. high, 38 cm. incl. the socle
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Leila de Vos van Steenwijk
Nicole Verkade Schraven
For a full discussion of the antique marble now in the Vatican Museum on which the present bronze is based, please see F. Haskell and N. Penny, Taste and the Antique: The Lure of Classical Sculpture 1500-1900, London, 1981, cat. no. 8.
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