Sign by Gory Affortunato White Carrara Marble Sculpture 'The Roses', circa 1900 For Sale
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Sign by Gory Affortunato White Carrara Marble Sculpture 'The Roses', circa 1900


A magnificent and rare white Carrara marble sculpture representing an attractive profile woman with rose in hair. The sculptor voluntarily decided to let the observer think that we model surrounded with a bush of suggested roses. Beautiful ornamental work of the late 19th century or the early 20th century, sign by this famous sculptor who is Affortunato Gory. The sculpture is in fine original condition. Dimensions: H 33.07 In, W 54.33 In, D 21.25 In. Biography : Gory Affortunato is an active Italian sculptor from 1895 till 1925, year or he decides in Paris. A native of Florence, he studied the sculpture, to the Academia in Florence, supervised by Augusta Rivalta. Gory as many Italian artists, emigrate in Paris early-20th century to exercise its Art. He changed his name of Fortunato Gori in Affortunato Gory and began to expose to The French Artists Show of 1902 with a feminine bust in bronze and marble. He will present it his works until 1923. Gory owes his success thanks to his feminine sculptures full of grace, as well as for the combined use of bronze, marble, alabaster and the ivory.     


  • Condition Details
    In fine original condition
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 16.54 in. x W 13 in. x D 5.91 in.H 42 cm x W 33 cm x D 15 cm
  • Seller Location
    Saint Ouen, FR
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