25 October 1996,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 57,500
USD 60,000 - USD 80,000
Donatello Barcaglia (Italian, 1849-1930)
'VERGOGNOSA', A Marble Figure
signed 'D. Barcaglia Milano' and titled 'Vergognosa'
66in. (167.7cm.) high
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Barcaglia's early works were public commissions and funerary monuments in Milan and Trieste. His best known and most commercially successful sculpture were carvings of more decorative nature, such as the present lot which depicts a bashful maiden.
A. Panzetta, Dizionario degli Scultori Italiani dell' Ottocento e del Primo Novecento, Vol I, Torino, 1990, p. 33
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