20th Century Italian Smiling Girl Bust White Marble Sculpture by Bossi Aurelio
A 20th century Italian white marble bust of a smiling girl, a carved Carrara marble figural sculpture, signed on the base by the Italian artist Aurelio Bossi 1884-1948, whose sculptures are displayed at Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan, whereas at the Duomo Milan Cathedral there is his Statue of Cardinal Borromeo, while two busts adorn the facade of the chapel of the Niguarda Hospital.
This antique female bust stands on a modern square grey stone basement.
Aurelio Bossi (Monticelli Pavese, 20 July 1884 – Bergamo, 21 October 1948) studied at the Brera Academy in Milan and specializes in sculptures in various materials wood, marble, bronze castings. He carried out his activity in Milan mainly in the years between the two World Wars. He exhibited his works at the Venice Biennale from 1919 to 1939.
height: 41 cm
width: 23 cm
depth: 20 cm
Antique Italian alabaster sculpture of a Gentleman by Odoardo Tabacchi (Valganna 1831- Milano 1905), a young work of the Italian artist, realized in alabaster during the mid 19th century.
The half-bust elegant dressed male figure is impeccably detailed hand-carved, in a magical warm tone of alabaster, signed on the back coat collar Tabacchi.
This Italian antique sculpture comes from a Milanese private collection and is in good condition, standing on a circular turned wooden basement.
Odoardo Tabacchi was an important Italian Lombard sculptor of the second half of 19th century Realist school, attended the Accademia di Brera in Milan. Teacher of the Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti in Turin, He realized many significant monuments such as Cavour in Milan, Garibaldi and Frejus in Turin, Arnaldo da Brescia in Brescia and Michelangelo in Varese and attended to main Italian Expositions, as well as in Paris and Vienna.
Giuseppe Bianchi cast bronze sculpture depicting a group of three female figures wrapped around a square pillar, three naked women holding up a torch, a flame or something similar. One of the figure holds the wheel of a cart.
This bronze sculpture expression of Italian Symbolist currents of the 1920s. is signed on the base G.Bianchi (Como 1864 - 1944) rests on a square marble base and has a beautiful dark patina, in good condition.
The modeling looseness of this composition, the deforming line of the three female figures, almost untied by anatomical reality, but of strong emotional and spiritual impact, are characteristics that place the sculpture in the second decade of the twentieth century, to the symbolist currents of the 1920s. Bianchi Giuseppe (Como 1864 - 1944) took part in the National Exhibition in Brera in 1922 with "Care Rimembranze" a marble sculpture. Some of his works are also present in the Art Collections of the Ospedale Maggiore in Milan.
Measures: Height 50 cm Width 19 cm Depth 19 cm.