Marble Bust of Perseus

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A fine carved marble bust in the neoclassical style, representing Perseus, after the original full-sized figure by Antonio Canova (1757-1822), Italian, circa 1900. Measures: 33.25 ins. overall height, 27 ins. height of bust, 6.25 ins. height of socle, 21 ins. wide, 12 ins. deep. Socle replaced.

Canova’s original “Perseus with Head of Medusa” was completed in 1801 and resides at the Vatican. Canova’s reworked replica of 1804-1806 is in the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Details
In the Style Of
Neoclassical
Place of Origin
Italy
Date of Manufacture
1900
Period
1900-1909
Materials and Techniques
Carved   Marble
Condition
Good. Pedestal not included..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
33.25 in. H x 21 in. W x 12 in. D
84 cm H x 53 cm W x 30 cm D
Dealer Location
Katonah, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU86447763033
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Located in Katonah, NY

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