c19th cast bronze model of a pacing lion after a model by giambologna

C19th cast bronze model of a pacing lion after a model by Giambologna.



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MLFB 149


C19th cast bronze model of a pacing lion after a model by Giambologna. Superbly modelled variant study of a pacing male lion cast after an illustrious sculpture by the Renaissance master (1529-1608). Great detail and poise , with shaggy mane detail and swept tail .Good consistent patina and colour. A variant of a bronze study shown in the Museo Nazionale del Bargello , Florence ,Italy.
L 5"
D 2"
H 3"
Italy c. 1820
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