Lot 129: French Neoclassical Bronze Sculpture of Virgil
29 October 2016
Cranston, RI, USALive Auction
Description: FRANCE, 19TH CENTURY A French neoclassical bronze sculpture of Roman poet Virgil after famous French sculptor Albert Ernest Carrier Belluse. The work depicts Virgil seated with legs crossed and rolled parchment in hand. The sculpture was finely cast with intricate detailing. The figure rests on a red marble and black slate base inscribed "Virgilius".
Condition Report: losses to marble and slate base otherwise very good condition
Dimensions: 14 1/2" tall by 18 1/2" wide on stand