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19th Century French Painted Plaster Bust of Homere

US$2,550Asking Price


This bust in painted plaster is French and was made in the last quarter of the 19th century. The figure Homere the blind poet and philosopher is masterfully rendered with detail and character. Deeply modeled the face is contemplative. The hair and beard are lifelike and natural with a simple band tying his hair up away from his face. Set upon an architectural blocked form the sitter's name is impressed in the front this idealized image popular from the resurgence of the classics has a nice old color and patina but has wear and in painting to the surface. Condition Disclosure: While we do our best to carefully inspect and give a full report on the condition of any item we sell, pointing out any repairs or alterations that may have been done to the best of our knowledge, as is the case with any antique and vintage item, there is a possibility that at some point in the life of the piece that there may have been damaged which has been professionally repaired and as such a repair undetectable, it is therefore impossible for us to disclose... we recommend that you also read and agree to the 1st dibs user agreement, particularly sections 9,13,15,18,19 and 27


  • Dimensions
    Height: 22 in. (55.88 cm)Width: 11 in. (27.94 cm)Depth: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
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  • Place of Origin
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  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. nice old color and patina but has wear and inpainting to the surface.
  • Seller Location
    Hudson, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU811310470231

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