Cesare Lapini (Italian, 1848-after 1893)
Chi S'Aiuta Dio L'Aiuta, Italy, late 19th century, marble sculpture depicting a young boy reading, inscribed "Chi s'aiuta Dio l'aiuta" (Who helps himself helps God), signed "C. Lapini Firenze," ht. 28, with a stone pedestal, ht. 46 in.
Note: The title maybe a reference to Samuel Smile's Self Help, translated into Italian with this title.
Sculpture good. Repairs to the base of the pedestal.
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