Bust of Virgil
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A bronze Grand Tour bust of the Roman poet Vergilius with a fine brown patina. After the marble original in the Capitoline museum in Rome. Signed "F. Barbedienne fondeur" and with the "Reduction mécanique A. Collas" seal. The foundry of Ferdinand Barbedienne was active in Paris since ca. 1840 and was well known for its statues of high quality after Roman or Greek originals.

Origin
France
Period
end 19th century
Reference
130-590
Sizes
23.5 cm

Offered by

Robert Schreuder Antiquair

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 48
1017 DG Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 624289550
http://www.robertschreuder.nl

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