c19th italian 'grand tour' souvenir bronze sculpture after the antique of dionysus known as narcissus

C19th Italian 'Grand Tour' souvenir bronze sculpture after the antique, of "Dionysus", known as "Narcissus".


| $732 USD | €623 EUR

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ML 158


C19th Italian 'Grand Tour' souvenir bronze sculpture, after the antique, of "Dionysus" , known as "Narcissus". Well-cast verdigris patinated bronze of this iconic statue ,probably by the 'Sommer' or 'Chiurazzi' foundries of Naples. Well-defined musculature and fine detail to the sandals, wine-skin and hair.
After the antique excavated at Pompeii in 1862 ,now in the Museo Nazionale , Naples , Italy .
H 11"
Naples,Italy c. 1890
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Internal Ref: ML 158


Height = 27.9401 cm (11")
Width = 12.7 cm (5")
Depth = 10.16 cm (4")

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