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French School, Early 20th century, Bronze of Mario De Candia,D, signed indistinctly on base Anna Fleury Dilly 1903, inscribed on bas

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
809
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

French School, Early 20th century,

Bronze of Mario De Candia,
N.B. Born in Cagliari, Italy, Mario De Candia was a 19th century opera singer who debuted at the Paris opera in 1838, and in London the following year at Her Majesty's Theatre, playing the role of Gennaro in Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia. He became one of the 19th century's greatest opera tenors. De Candia died in Rome in 1883.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Mario De Candia, Giovanni Matteo Mario, House of Borgia, Lucrezia, Lucrezia Borgia, Cagliari, London, Paris, Italy

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