Caricature Male Bust 1959 by Luigi Froni Italian Sculptor
Caricature face of a smiling man by the Italian Sculptor Luigi Froni 1901-1965, sculptor from Parma specialized in portraiture, an half-bust cast bronze male figurative sculpture signed and dated 1959. An aged man with little hair, he blends expression lines on his face and a serene and pleased smile. The sculpture comes from a Milanese private collection, features a beautiful patina and is in good condition and bears the artist’s signature written in capital letters on the lower right side with the year 1959.
Luigi Froni’s works were exhibited in 1995 in an exhibition dedicated to him thanks to the Cariparma Bank Foundation in which the sculptor was described as an artist who tries to remove the mask from his models, to restore their authenticity. Froni’s sculpture is existential, denouncing lacerations, loneliness, psychological exasperation…
height: 22 cm
width: 11,5 cm
depth: 14,5 cm
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.