London, South Kensington
27 November 2002
A pair of Italian bronze models of recumbent lions, early 19th century
Modelled after Antonio Canova
On rectangular Siena marble bases
3¼in. (8.3cm.) high overall, 5in. (12.6cm.) long (2)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
These lions are modelled after those adorning the tomb of the Arch Duchess Maria Christina of Austria, Augustinerkirche, Vienna.
Fred Licht and David Finn Canova, Abbeville Press, New York 1983, p.65 & ff.
VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer’s premium.
Our pick of the best escapist art-themed fiction to help get you through the coming weeks and months
Explore 10 paintings by artists who conjured distant lands, from Maine to Mt Ararat, without leaving their studios