10 June 2004
A BRONZE BUST OF APOLLO
BY BENEDETTO BOSCHETTI (1820-1860), SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
On an integral bronze socle signed 'B. BOSCHETTI ROMA'.
Medium greenish brown patina.
18½ in. (47 cm.) high, overall
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Benedetto Boschetti specialised in extremely high quality casts of sculptures after the antique. A signed bronze and marble bust of the emperor Caracalla recently sold in These Rooms for 85,000 (13 June 2002, lot 63).
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