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Period: 19th Century
P.E. Guerin, New York Bronze Mercury - 19th Century
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Pierre Emmanuel Guerin, (American, NY, NY born France, 1833-1911). Large PE Guerin foundry bronze casting of Mercury. Measures 36"h x 11"w x 8" across. Rests on a decorative bronze...
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19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Eugene Marioton French Bronze, circa 1890s, “Fascinator” Snake Charmer
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Bronze by Eugene Marioton (1857-1933) French Artist. “Fascinator” (Snake Charmer), created late 19th century Sculpture measures 20 1/2" H x 9" L x 9 1/2" W. Siot Decauville Foundry -...
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19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Neoclassical sculpture in Rome- Pair of 19th century Italian scagliola - Figures
Located in Varmo, IT
Pair of scagliola sculptures - Roman figures. Italy, 19th century. 51 x 26 x h 118 cm (left) - 41 x 28 x h 118 cm (right). Entirely in scagliola. Condition report: In good general...
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Old Masters 19th Century Sculptures

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Plaster

Young woman wearing a shawl
Located in PARIS, FR
Bust of a young woman wearing a shawl by Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (1824-1887) Terracotta bust Raised on a in blackened wood pedestal signed "A. Carrier " France circa 1860 total height 41 cm width 24 cm depth 17 cm Biography : Albert-Ernest Carrier de Belleuse known as Carrier-Belleuse (1824-1887) was one of the most prolific artists of the century and had the greatest successes under the Second Empire, enjoying the personal support of Napoleon III. His work was greatly influenced by the style of the Italian Renaissance and that of the 18th century, which he helped to bring up to date. In 1837, the young Carrier-Belleuse apprenticed in the workshop of the engraver Bauchery. He was admitted soon after to the goldsmith Jacques Henri Fauconnier. Through François Arago, he met the sculptor David d'Angers who facilitated his admission to the School of Fine Arts. Carrier-Belleuse entered it in 1840. Noted for his skill by the great bronze companies in Paris such as Barbedienne and Denière, he soon received numerous orders for models for candelabras, pendulums, fittings for fireplaces, etc. In 1848, probably at the initiative of François Arago, who became head of state, he received his first public order for a small statue of "Mademoiselle Rachel singing La Marseillaise". In 1851, he appeared for the first time at the Salon of French Artists, where he presented two bronze medallions. From 1851 to 1855, Carrier-Belleuse stayed in England, in Stoke-on-Trent where he served as director of the modeling and drawing school of the Minton house, a large porcelain manufacturer. Back in France, Carrier-Belleuse moved to Paris in a large workshop located 15 rue de la Tour d´Auvergne. From 1857, he made regular sendings to the Salon and became famous thanks to the success of large marbles, such as the "Bacchante" exhibited at the Salon in 1863, and acquired by Napoleon III, "Angelica" (1866) or even "Hebe asleep" (1869). At the Salon of 1867, his group entitled "Messiah" earned him the medal of honor of sculpture. It was acquired by the State to adorn the Chapel of the Virgin in the Saint-Vincent-de-Paul church. Carrier-Belleuse acquired a great reputation in parallel for his terracotta busts which, in many respects, recall those of 18th century artists. He made portraits of a large number of celebrities of his time. He produced, among others, the busts of Napoleon III, Renan, Thiers, Grévy, Arago, Marguerite Bellanger, Théophile Gautier, Honoré Daumier, Delacroix, Hortense Schneider, Réjane… He also modelled numerous busts of mythological inspiration and historical and artistic portraits like Marie Stuart...
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French School 19th Century Sculptures

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Terracotta

Fabergè follower - 19th-20th century Russian Semi-precious stone sculpture
Located in Varmo, IT
Table sculpture in semi-precious stones (follower of Fabergé) - Boy with Samovar. Russia, 19th-20th century. The sculpture is 6 x 6 x h 15 cm, the box...
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Old Masters 19th Century Sculptures

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Precious Stone

Fabergè follower - 19th-20th century Russian Semi-precious stone sculpture
Located in Varmo, IT
Table sculpture in semi-precious stones (follower of Fabergé) - Seated elderly man. Russia, 19th-20th century. 7.5 x 8 x h 13.5 cm the sculpture, 14 x...
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Old Masters 19th Century Sculptures

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Precious Stone

NYDIA, THE BLIND FLOWER GIRL OF POMPEII Marble Sculpture 1856-1870
Located in Soquel, CA
Randolph John Rogers (American, 1825 - 1892) Randolph Rogers' Nydia, the Blind Flower Girl of Pompeii debuted in 1856 to critical and public acclaim, solidifying Rogers’ position as a pre-eminent American sculptor and it remains one of the artist’s most celebrated works today. The subject of Nydia is drawn from Edward Bulwer-Lytton's The Last Days of Pompeii 1834. After touring the ruins of the ancient city in 1833, and inspired by the stories of blinding volcanic ash, he composed the tale of Nydia, a slave who led her master, Glaucus, to safety. Rogers depicts Nydia at the moment that she and Glaucus have become separated in their perilous journey through the rubble and Nydia seeks familiarity in the surrounding chaos, her distress evident in her pained expression. The grace of the sculpture is at odds with the turmoil portrayed; a toppled Corinthian capital lies at her feet and obstructs her next step, indicated by the tilt of her back foot and grip on her walking stick. Examples of this model can be found in major American collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Literature, Millard F Rogers, Jr. Randolph Rogers, American Sculptor in Rome. University of Massachusetts Press, 1971, American Figurative Sculpture in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1986. Joyce K Schiller. "Nydia, A Forgotten Icon of the Nineteenth Century." Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, Born in Waterloo, New York, Randolph John Rogers became an expatriate* sculptor of idealized figures, portraits, and commemorative works in Neo-Classical* and Realist* styles. He worked in clay, plaster, marble and bronze, and lived both in Italy and the United States. He made 167 examples of Nydia in two sizes (varies depending on base height) 36" and 54'. Rogers was raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and as a young man did woodcuts* for the local newspaper, The Michigan Argus, and also worked as a baker's assistant and a dry goods clerk. In 1847, he moved to New York City, where he hoped to find work as an engraver*, but failing to do so, worked in a dry goods store owned by John Steward...
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Romantic 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

Father and Son - Late 19th Century Stone Statue
Located in Carmel, CA
Carved stone sculpture with incredible detail. Father and Son was created by an unknown artist in the Late 19th Century. This sculpture boasts incredible craftsmanship and attention to detail carved throughout the stone. The statue comes with a certificate of authenticity and a letter of appraisal. Shown in the American Art Gallery...
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Realist 19th Century Sculptures

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Wood

19th C Austrian Terracotta Buste attributed to Friedrich Goldscheider
Located in brussel, BE
Friedrich Goldscheider (1845 - 1897) was active/lived in Austria, France. Friedrich Goldscheider is known for Painting and sculpture. Friedrich Goldscheider was born in 1845 in Slabetz, Czech Republic and died 1897 in Nice. He is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the history of European ceramics.
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19th Century Sculptures

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Terracotta

19th Century French Bacchanalian Bronze
Located in San Antonio, TX
19th Century French Bacchanalian Bronze in the 18th century style depicting two Putti, in the manner of Clodion. One putto reclines while another feeds it grapes. The Patina is worn ...
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Baroque 19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Italian Patinated Bronze Group Sculpture of Laocoon and His Sons, C. 1870
Located in New York, NY
An Italian grand tour patinated bronze group sculpture of Laocoon and his sons, After the antique by Agesander of Rhodes, C. 1870 Very nice quali...
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19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Female Figural Bronze Statue with Scroll by Georges Bareau and Barbedienne
Located in New York, NY
"L'appel aux Armes" The call to arms by George Bareau, French, (1866-1931) A female figural statue of a classical woman with wreaths in her hair, holding a large scroll and pen. H...
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19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Portrait of Giuseppe Garibaldi - Original Marble Sculpture - Late 19th Century
Located in Roma, IT
This Portrait go Giuseppe Garibaldi is an original decorative marble sculpture realized in Italy by Italian manufacture during the end of the XIX century. The alabaster marble sta...
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Modern 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

Charming Meissen Porcelain Cat and Mouse Figurine, Circa 19th Century
Located in Detroit, MI
This charming figurine from Meissen Porcelain is of a cat with a captured mouse in his mouth, seated on its haunches, its left forepaw raised to strike the mouse dangling from its mo...
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19th Century Sculptures

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Porcelain

Antique 19th cent. Dog Portrait Jack Russell Terrier by Pierre-Albert Laplanche
Located in SANTA FE, NM
Antique Bronze Dog Portrait of a Terrier Pierre-Albert Laplanche (French, 1826-1873) Signed in script to base "Laplanche" Stamped "E.V 3753" 8 x 2.75 x 8 1/4 inches This is a super...
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Academic 19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Orientalist African Hunter Leaning on His Shield 19th cent. Black Forest, German
Located in SANTA FE, NM
Orientalist African Hunter Leaning on His Shield Black Forest, School Switzerland  19th century Carved Wood 21 inches This is an exceptionally beautifu...
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Academic 19th Century Sculptures

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Wood

Kuba African Warthog Divining Figure tribal arts sculpture
Located in Wilton Manors, FL
Warthog Divining Figure. Kuba, DRC. Late 19th century. Carved wood with palm oil patina, 12.5 incehes (l), 3.25 inches (h), 2 5/8 inches (d). Loss evident at tip of right ear and on snout. Provenance: Ex. collection Martin and Faith-Dorian Wright; J.J. Klegman; Angelo Caggiula-Carulucci, chief magistrate in Belgian Congo for King Leopold...
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Abstract 19th Century Sculptures

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Wood

A Pair of Chinese Blue and White Table Lamps "Phoenix Tail" or "Yen Yen" Vases
Located in SANTA FE, NM
Chinese Blue and White Table Lamps "Phoenix Tail" or "Yen Yen" Vases With "Double Happiness" Characters with sweet pea designs Late 19th/e...
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Qing 19th Century Sculptures

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Enamel

"Putti" 19th c. Terracotta, Antique, Mythical Figures, Patina
Located in Detroit, MI
SALE ONE WEEK ONLY “Putti” is a 19th c. terracotta antique of two nude children, babies, as mythical figures. This piece is beautifully rendered with a...
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Baroque 19th Century Sculptures

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Terracotta, Wood

Bronze Spanish naturalistic 19th century sculpture of a young boy
Located in Woodbury, CT
An amazing bronze cast of a little 19th-century boy. The quality of the piece is outstanding, as is the color and patination. There is little known about the painter other than he wo...
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Naturalistic 19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century Pair of Hand-Carved Hall Chairs from Mexico
Located in Troy, NY
These 19th Century hand-carved hall chairs from Mexico are reminiscent of a Renaissance style in the design of the faces of the angels and ornamentation. This native wood is walnut colored with a stain that gives the chairs a caramel glow. The cushions are upholstered in a, light yellow silk brocade fabric. There are pin-sized holes from an earlier exposure to termites, a desirable element in antique Mexican furniture...
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Renaissance 19th Century Sculptures

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Fabric, Wood, Mixed Media

19th Century Chinese Dragon Glazed Ceramic Planter
Located in Troy, NY
This 19th century Chinese jardiniere features dragons in different shades of glazed earth tones and a turquoise glaze on the inside. It has good balance and a pleasing silhouette; it...
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Qing 19th Century Sculptures

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Ceramic, Glaze

Pair of 19th Century Busts by Albert Ernest Carrier-Belleuse
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Signed: A. Carrier-Belluese Two large bronze matching busts of an unknown male and female 22 x 10 x 11" male 23 x 10 x 9" female Both show signs of wear with their age but are in fa...
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Baroque 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

Erotic Mythological Marble Figural, Nude woman, Bacchante and Satyr Herm
Located in Miami, FL
A sexy and nude curvaceous young Nymph/Bacchante makes amorous advances to a Herm - whose facial expression reflects her erotic touch. The Herm is stylized where his upper torso is c...
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Old Masters 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

Shiva Standing On The Bull Nandi Wood Sculpture
Located in Lake Worth Beach, FL
19th Century Shiva Standing On The Bull Nandi Wood Carving with polychrome paint. 27"hight, 12"width, 18"depth. A rare figure of Shiva or Shiva standing on the bull Nandi. Bali, 1...
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Symbolist 19th Century Sculptures

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Wood, Paint

"The Farewell Kiss"
Located in Southampton, NY
This is a beautiful original bronze casting by the foremost Russian sculptor of his day Evgeny Lanceray. Artist signed on the base in Cyrillic (image 5) and is also inscribed on the ...
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Realist 19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Italian White Marble Statuary Sculpture Of Saint Jospeh With Jesus Christ 19th
Located in Roma, IT
A very interesting Italian white marble statuary sculpture of Saint Jospeh with Jesus Christ as child, Italian school of the 19th Century. Saint Joseph portrayed in full, with the li...
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Other Art Style 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

Figurative Sculpture Skull Rosso Antico Marble Italy 19th Vanitas Baroque
Located in Roma, IT
The skull carved in specimen and rare Rosso antico marble, is an important example of work of Vanitas artwork that become very common in the XVII century. The concept express the tra...
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Baroque 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

Sculpture Bust Portrait Scipio Africanus Classical Roman 19th Polychrome Marbles
Located in Roma, IT
The sculpture carved in Polychrome Marbles depicts a very interesting portrait of Scipio Africanus; the head carved in statuary marble stand on the marble bust carved in an ancient M...
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Other Art Style 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

Female Figural Bronze Statue of Poetry by Georges Bareau and Barbedienne
Located in New York, NY
"L'appel aux Armes" The call to arms by George Bareau, French, (1866-1931) A female figural statue of a classical woman with wreaths in her hair, holding a large scroll and pen. A...
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19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Crouching Venus Grand Tour Bronze Patinated Sculpture F. Barbedienne Fondeur
Located in Rochester, NY
Grand tour bronze sculpture of the "Crouching Venus" after the antique. Fine patina. 19th century. Ferdinand Barbedienne (French, 1821-1902).
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19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Polychrome Marbles Sculpture Bust Portrait Scipio Africanus Classical Roman 19th
Located in Roma, IT
The sculpture carved in Polychrome Marbles depicts a very interesting portrait of Scipio Africanus; the head carved in statuary marble stand on the marble bust carved in an ancient M...
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Other Art Style 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

Rosso Antico Marble Torso Sculpture Nude Male of Athlete Classical Greek Roman
Located in Roma, IT
The Sculpture Torso with well highlighted muscles would seem in line with the figures of the athletes, It is a naked figure who rests his weight on his left leg with a slight inclina...
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Other Art Style 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

Rosso Antico Specimen Marble Male Sculpture Torso of Athlete Nude Figurative
Located in Roma, IT
The torso with well highlighted muscles would seem in line with the figures of the athletes and the Diadumenos in particular. It is a naked figure who rests his weight on his left le...
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Other Art Style 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

French Terracotta Bust of Madame du Barry
Located in Beachwood, OH
French Bust of Madame du Barry Terracotta 29 x 18 x 10 inches Madame du Barry was the last Maîtresse-en-titre of Louis XV of France and one of the victims of the Reign of Terror dur...
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19th Century Sculptures

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Terracotta

"La Danza", Grande scultura in Marmo bianco di Carrara XIX secolo
Located in Pistoia, IT
Antonio-Giovanni Lanzirotti, "La Danza", grande scultura in marmo bianco di Carrara, firmata AG Lanzirotti sulla base. Antonio Giovanni Lanzirotti, nato a Palermo il 9 maggio 1839 e...
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Italian School 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

Neapolitan antique sculpture depicting St. Cyrus. Period 19th century.
Located in Torre Del Greco, IT
Neapolitan antique sculpture depicting St. Cyrus. The sculpture has a terracotta head with crystal eyes and polychrome wooden hands and feet. The robes are coeval while the fleur-d...
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19th Century Sculptures

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Wood

Fisher Girl of Picardy Bronze
By Elizabeth Nourse
Located in Fredericksburg, VA
This exceptionally rare bronze sculpture was done by the artist Elizabeth Nourse's painting "The Fisher Girl of Picardy," which is part of the Smithso...
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American Impressionist 19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

White Marble Figurative Sculpture Portrait of a Sylenus Classical Greek 19th
Located in Roma, IT
A portrait of a Silenus, ( also know as satyr) carved in white marble probably in central Italy in the 19th Century. The head despite a man with long hears in equine style with also ...
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Other Art Style 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

Pair of Japanese Buddhist, Meiji Period Foo-Dogs; Satsuma Kilns, 19th Century
Located in SANTA FE, NM
Pair of Buddhist Foo Dogs Polychrome porcelain Japan, Meiji era (1868 – 1912), circa late 19th century Satsuma Kilns 12 3/8 x 9 5/8 inches This exquisite pair of Japanese Foo-dogs ...
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Other Art Style 19th Century Sculptures

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Porcelain

Classical Greek Style Male Torso White Marble Sculpture Nude 19th Grand Tour
Located in Roma, IT
An interesting classical greek male torso sculpture carved in a white statuary marble in grand tour style, in contrapposto position. Contrapposto (Italian pronunciation: [kontrapˈpos...
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Other Art Style 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

Pair Japanese Lacquered Maki-e Meiji Period Cabinets 漆器 蒔絵 塗物 漆塗
Located in Cotignac, FR
A pair of Meiji period, late 19th Century Lacquerware (漆器, shikki) miniature cabinets on stands. The decorative panels are of very fine quality. The cabinets are a 'true pair' that i...
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Other Art Style 19th Century Sculptures

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Wood, Lacquer

19 secolo La caccia Grande Scultura in Bronzo edita da Ferdinand Barbedienne
Located in Pistoia, IT
Louis-Ernest Barrias (1841-1905) “La Caccia”. Imponente scultura in bronzo a patina bruna, alta 98 ​​cm. Firma "E. Barrias" sulla roccia; "F. Barbedienne fondeur Paris" e timbro di r...
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Art Nouveau 19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Carrara Marble Double Janus Sculpture
Located in Newport Beach, CA
A spectacular, hand-carved Carrara marble double Janus sculpture. Note: green marble showing in some detail images is from a pedestal and not part of the sculpture.
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19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

331 horse. 19th century bronze sculpture
Located in CORAL GABLES - MIAMI, FL
horse. 19th century bronze sculpture measurements with the base are 37.5 x 17.5 x 31 cm
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Art Nouveau 19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Mare and her Foal
Located in PARIS, FR
Mare and her Foal by Henri De Vains (1851-1909) Equestrian group in bronze with nuanced brown patina Signed on the base "H.R. de Vains" old cast France Late 19th century height 4...
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French School 19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Family of Gardeners
Located in PARIS, FR
Family of Gardeners by Henry Etienne DUMAIGE (1830-1888) Bronze with a dark brown patina signed on the base "H. Dumaige" old cast Franc circa 1...
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French School 19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Presumed portrait of Elodie Blanchet
Located in PARIS, FR
Presumed portrait of Elodie Blanchet by Paul LANDOWSKI (1875-1961) Sculpture in bronze with a dark greenish brown patina A rare Landowski's early work Signed on the lower side "P. L...
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French School 19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century Neoclassicism Large White Marble Sculpture Venus from the apple
Located in Pistoia, IT
Venus from the pommel. Statuary marble. Around 1840. Large sculpture based on Bertel Thorvaldsen's original preserved in the Louvre. The elegant sculpture depicts Venus, the goddes...
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Academic 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

19th Century Vanitas Sculpture Rosso Antico Marble Italian Figurative
Located in Roma, IT
The skull carved in specimen and rare Rosso antico marble, is an important example of work of Vanitas artwork that become very common in the XVII century. The concept express the tra...
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Baroque 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

Large Italian Grand Tour Granite "Medici" Lion 19th Century
Located in Rochester, NY
19th century grand tour carving of the "Medici" lion. Carved green porphyry granite. This is an unusually large size. Pieces carved porphyry granite are uncommon. It's hardness makes...
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19th Century Sculptures

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Granite, Stone

19th Century Italian Grand Tour White Marble Figurative Sculpture Venus Signed
Located in Roma, IT
an interesting and beautiful sculpture of Venus, knew as Venus de' Medici, depicts the goddess in a fugitive, momentary pose, as if surprised in the act of emerging from the sea, to ...
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19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

Ancient Orientalist alabaster sculpture Napoleon III. France 19th century.
Located in Torre Del Greco, IT
Antique alabaster sculpture depicting an oriental dancer belonging to the second half of the 19th century. The dancer is portrayed in a plastic pose with her body unbalanced to the ...
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19th Century Sculptures

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Alabaster

Antique sculptural group 19th century
Located in Torre Del Greco, IT
Antique sculptural group depicting St. Anne, St. Joachim, and the Madonna child. Naples 19th century. The group is depicted according to classical iconography with St. Anne on the r...
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19th Century Sculptures

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Wood

Grand Tour Bronze Sculpture of Diana Goddess of the Hunt Signed B. Boschetti.
Located in Rome, IT
Grand Tour Fine Group of Sculpture in Bronze after a Louvre Diana of Versailles or Artemis, Goddess of the Hunt. Diana is represented at the hunt, hastening forward, as if in pursui...
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Academic 19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Antique sculpture French Napoleon III in antimony 19sec
Located in Torre Del Greco, IT
Antique French Napoleon III sculpture in antimony depicting dancer with putti belonging to the second half of the 19th century. The dancer is portrayed with her arms raised while ho...
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19th Century Sculptures

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Other Medium

Caress of Love
Located in PARIS, FR
"Caress of Love" by Albert-Ernest CARRIER-BELLEUSE (1824-1887) Bronze group sculpture with a nuanced dark brown patina Signed on the back "A. Carrier-Belleuse" Resting on a revolving bronze base Inscribed on a front plaque "Caresse de l'Amour par Carrier-Belleuse (Hors Concours)" The all reposing on its original breche marble base France circa 1870 height of the bronze 87 cm total height with the base 98 cm width 35 cm depth 30 cm Biography : Albert-Ernest Carrier de Belleuse known as Carrier-Belleuse (1824-1887) was one of the most prolific artists of the century and had the greatest successes under the Second Empire, enjoying the personal support of Napoleon III. His work was greatly influenced by the style of the Italian Renaissance and that of the 18th century, which he helped to bring up to date. In 1837, the young Carrier-Belleuse apprenticed in the workshop of the engraver Bauchery. He was admitted soon after to the goldsmith Jacques Henri Fauconnier. Through François Arago, he met the sculptor David d'Angers who facilitated his admission to the School of Fine Arts. Carrier-Belleuse entered it in 1840. Noted for his skill by the great bronze companies in Paris such as Barbedienne and Denière, he soon received numerous orders for models for candelabras, pendulums, fittings for fireplaces, etc. In 1848, probably at the initiative of François Arago, who became head of state, he received his first public order for a small statue of "Mademoiselle Rachel singing La Marseillaise". In 1851, he appeared for the first time at the Salon of French Artists, where he presented two bronze medallions. From 1851 to 1855, Carrier-Belleuse stayed in England, in Stoke-on-Trent where he served as director of the modeling and drawing school of the Minton house, a large porcelain manufacturer. Back in France, Carrier-Belleuse moved to Paris in a large workshop located 15 rue de la Tour d´Auvergne. From 1857, he made regular sendings to the Salon and became famous thanks to the success of large marbles, such as the "Bacchante" exhibited at the Salon in 1863, and acquired by Napoleon III, "Angelica" (1866) or even "Hebe asleep" (1869). At the Salon of 1867, his group entitled "Messiah" earned him the medal of honor of sculpture. It was acquired by the State to adorn the Chapel of the Virgin in the Saint-Vincent-de-Paul church. Carrier-Belleuse acquired a great reputation in parallel for his terracotta busts which, in many respects, recall those of 18th century artists. He made portraits of a large number of celebrities of his time. He produced, among others, the busts of Napoleon III, Renan, Thiers, Grévy, Arago, Marguerite Bellanger, Théophile Gautier, Honoré Daumier, Delacroix, Hortense Schneider, Réjane… He also modelled numerous busts of mythological inspiration and historical and artistic portraits like Marie Stuart, Shakespeare or even Mozart. Carrier-Belleuse used and trained in his workshop in the rue de la Tour d´Auvergne many young talented artists such as Alexandre Falguière, Jules Desbois...
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French School 19th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Italian 19th Century Carrara Marble Sculpture " Young Beauty Going for a Swim"
By Emilio Fiaschi
Located in LA, CA
A very fine Italian 19th century Carrara marble sculpture depicting a young beauty going for a Swim standing on the steps of a dock, raised on its original carved green marble pedest...
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Academic 19th Century Sculptures

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Marble

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