01-12-2013 01-12-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2631B Boston
January 12, 2013 10:00AMCalender
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Continental School, Possibly Affortunato Gory (Italian/French, fl. 1895-1925) Nature Unveiling Herself Before Science

$10,800$9,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Continental School, Possibly Affortunato Gory (Italian/French, fl. 1895-1925)

Nature Unveiling Herself Before Science, the gilt-bronze, plaster, and marble figure after the original by Louis-Ernest Barrias (French, 1841-1905), cast with a long robe over her head and draped across her waist with a corset decorated with rosettes, standing on a circular bronze base, signed "A. Gori," ht. 30 7/8 in.

N.B. See lot 757.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Head, neck, breasts and arms portion a later plaster replacement with one hand broken off but present. Feet original marble.

Keywords

Continental School, Nature Unveiling, Louis-Ernest Barrias