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Italian, Florentine, circa 1690-1700, Circle of Giuseppe Piamontini | Italie, Florence, vers 1690-1700, Entourage de Giuseppe Piamontini

Bacchus

Italian, Florentine, circa 1690-1700, Circle of Giuseppe Piamontini | Italie, Florence, vers 1690-1700, Entourage de Giuseppe Piamontini

Italian, Florentine, circa 1690-1700, Circle of Giuseppe Piamontini | Italie, Florence, vers 1690-1700, Entourage de Giuseppe Piamontini

Bacchus

Bacchus

Italian, Florentine, circa 1690-1700, Circle of Giuseppe Piamontini (1663-1744)

Bacchus


marble bust

H. (overall) 52 cm, 20 ½ in.

H. (bust) 40 cm, 15 ¾ in.

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Italie, Florence, vers 1690-1700, Entourage de Giuseppe Piamontini (1663-1744)

Bacchus


buste en marbre

H. (totale) 52 cm, 20 ½ in.

H. (buste) 40 cm, 15 ¾ in.

The light-yellow marble bust in overall good condition, with some natural inclusions to the surface in several places, in particular to Bacchus’ proper right cheek. There is some restoration to the tip of his nose. A few minor losses to the lower edge of his chest. The white marble pedestal with a ca 5cm restoration to one side. His hair with wine grapes and leaves with good carving and drilling.


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Related Literature/ Référence bibliographique

G. Pratesi, Repertorio della Scultura Fiorentina dell Seicento e Settecento, vol. III, Turin, 1993, fig. 406.

Bacchus is distinguished by beautifully modelled grape wine crowning his hair and chest. Stylistically this marble recalls Florentine sculptures at the turning of the century in the circle of Giuseppe Piamontini.