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Giuseppe Bessi (1857-1922) - Bust, Sculpture (1) - Art Nouveau - Alabaster, Marble - Late 19th century

Lot reference 29094109

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Italy

No. of items: 1
Object: Bust, Sculpture (More lots)
Material: Alabaster, Marble
Designer/ Artist: Giuseppe Bessi (1857-1922)
Style: Art Nouveau
Estimated Period: Late 19th century
Country of Origin: Italy
Condition: Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions: 31×30×15 cm

Elegant Art Nouveau bust "Mignon" by Prof. Giuseppe Bessi (1857-1922), alabaster and pink marble, signed at the back.

Giuseppe (professor) Bessi was an Italian sculptor famous for his busts and realistic sculptures. To create his highly detailed sculptures, Bessi predominantly used alabaster and marble and combined neoclassical and modernist styles. Born in 1857 in Volterra, Italy, he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence. During his lifetime, Bessi´s works were included at the World's Fair in Paris, Turin and St. Louis. His sculptures and busts are found in the collections of the Hermitage in St. Petersburg and the Ecomuseo dell'Alabaster in Volterra. Bessi died in 1922 in Volterra, Italy.

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  • Très bel objet. Service excellent, livraison impeccable. Très bon antiquaire.

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