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A Figure 'The Belvedere Antinous'


A Figure 'The Belvedere Antinous'

Lot-No. 322

Proceeds : 17.700 €


Italy or France, around 1700. Bronze with dark brown patina. Minor dark spotting to the patina. H. 51 cm. - The ancient marble, first mentioned in 1543, is next to the Venus Medici one of the most inspiring figures of the early modern period, models made of bronze or marble in different sizes became coveted items of each princely or worldly collection. The present bronze sculpture is characterized by a subtile modeling especially in the area of the face, hair or feet and shows a deep and warm brown coloring of the patina. -

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A Figure 'The Belvedere Antinous'


A Figure 'The Belvedere Antinous'

Lot-No. 322

Proceeds : 17.700 €

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Italy or France, around 1700. Bronze with dark brown patina. Minor dark spotting to the patina. H. 51 cm. - The ancient marble, first mentioned in 1543, is next to the Venus Medici one of the most inspiring figures of the early modern period, models made of bronze or marble in different sizes became coveted items of each princely or worldly collection. The present bronze sculpture is characterized by a subtile modeling especially in the area of the face, hair or feet and shows a deep and warm brown coloring of the patina. -

A Figure 'The Belvedere Antinous'