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After Antonio Canova (Italian, 1757-1822) Bronze Bust of Napoleon

Auction:
3150B
Lot:
572
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

After Antonio Canova (Italian, 1757-1822)

Bronze Bust of Napoleon,
19th century, inscribed "Donne Par L'Empereur au Comte de Sussy Ministre de L'Agriculture et du Commerce (1811) Le Gue Par Son Petit Filsle Comte Honore de Sussy au Musee du Louvre (1853)," ht. 14 3/4 in.
Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf.
Estimate $700-900


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Keywords

Napoleon, Frederic Sharf, Jean Sharf, Antonio Canova, Sculpture

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