21 - 22 November 2007
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AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE BAS RELIEF ROUNDEL
BY TADOLINI, ROME, DATED 1867
A profile bust of a lady, inscribed to headress 'M.BOULLAY' and further inscribed to lower shoulder 'EQ.SCIPIO.TADOLINI.ROMA.1867'
20½ in. (52 cm.) diameter
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Adamo Tadolini (d. 1868) studied under De Maria, and later worked in the studio of Canova. He specialised in monuments to the international celebrities of the 19th Century, and exhibited in Italy, Paris and London (Royal Academy, 1830).
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