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a fine carved white carrara marble bust of Hermes of Olympia after Praxiteles
Probably Rome, circa 1850
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 20,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT
289
a fine carved white carrara marble bust of Hermes of Olympia after Praxiteles
Probably Rome, circa 1850
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 20,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property Formerly from the Palacio Ferreyra, Argentina

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a fine carved white carrara marble bust of Hermes of Olympia after Praxiteles
Probably Rome, circa 1850
the figure raised on a later white marble spreading socle. 
height 35 1/2 in.
90 cm
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Literature

F. Grementieri and X. Verstraeten, illustrated pp. 182-183.  

Catalogue Note

The original marble group of Hermes with the infant Dionysus dated to circa 330 BC is now housed in the permanent collection of the Olympia Museum, Greece.

19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property Formerly from the Palacio Ferreyra, Argentina

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New York