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SCULPTURE FROM THE COLLECTION OF PROFESSOR MICHAEL JAFFÉ C.B.E.

Attributed to Giovanni Battista Foggini (1625-1725)
Italian, Florence, early 18th century
BUST OF COSIMO III DE'MEDICI
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 4,000 GBP
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SCULPTURE FROM THE COLLECTION OF PROFESSOR MICHAEL JAFFÉ C.B.E.

Attributed to Giovanni Battista Foggini (1625-1725)
Italian, Florence, early 18th century
BUST OF COSIMO III DE'MEDICI
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 4,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Attributed to Giovanni Battista Foggini (1625-1725)
Italian, Florence, early 18th century
BUST OF COSIMO III DE'MEDICI
terracotta, on a serpentine marble socle
terracotta: 29cm., 11 3/8 in.
socle: 9cm., 3½in.
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Provenance

Professor Michael Jaffé CBE (1923-1997), Cambridge, United Kingdom;
and thence by family descent;
on loan to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 1976-2016

Catalogue Note

A related marble bust of Cosimo III by Foggini, dated 1680-82, is housed in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (1993.332.1). Another version of the present model was exhibited as by Foggini at Peel & Humphris Ltd (undated gallery catalogue). 

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