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Large Grand Tour Verdigris Bronze Sculpture of Spinario by Benedetto Boschetti

US$12,500

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A large-scale and very finely modeled Grand Tour bronze sculpture after the Greco-Roman model of "Spinario" or the "Boy with Thorn" by Benedetto Boschetti. With a stunningly beautiful weathered verdigris patina. (This bronze had been in a garden setting for the last many decades). Boschetti ran an important shop on the via Condotti in Rome from about 1820-1860. His workshop was responsible for extraordinarily Fine reductions of many of the iconic Antiquities that so dazzled travelers on their Grand Tours through Italy in the 19th century. He won a medal at the Great Exhibition in London in 1851. The Boschetti shop displayed many of the high quality wares that we now associate with the Grand Tour, and signed works come to market only relatively infrequently. Signed to the plinth: B. Boschetti - Roma. Measures: Height ca. 19 3/4 in. Items purchased from David Sterner Antiques must delight you. Purchases may be returned for any reason for a period of 7 days.

Details

  • Creator
    Benedetto Boschetti (Workshop/Studio)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 19.75 in. (50.17 cm)Width: 9.25 in. (23.5 cm)Depth: 13 in. (33.02 cm)
  • Style
    Grand Tour (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid-19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages. Surface mottled and weathered from outdoor exposure. Slight fissure to toe, With a fissure to front front foot, light edge wear, fine and light surface scratches and scuffing throughout, and oxidation to underside. Please contact us with questions.
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU161025923503

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    US$45 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 6-11 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Philadelphia, PA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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