21 October 2004
AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE BUST OF HEBE
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
The classical nude maiden with hair in a bonnet and with fillet above a plaque inscribed 'EBE', on a waisted molded foot
16½ in. (42 cm.) high
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Hebe was the cupbearer of the gods and symbolised youth, beauty and chastity.
This lot should read 'AFTER CANOVA'.
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