Giuseppe Bessi (1857-1922) - Bust, Sculpture (1) - Art Nouveau - Alabaster, Marble - Late 19th century

Description
Giuseppe Bessi (1857-1922) - Bust, Sculpture (1) - Art Nouveau - Alabaster, Marble - Late 19th century
Italy

Elegant Art Nouveau bust "Mignon" by Prof. Giuseppe Bessi (1857-1922), alabaster and pink marble, signed at the back.

Giuseppe (professor) Bessi was an Italian sculptor famous for his busts and realistic sculptures. To create his highly detailed sculptures, Bessi predominantly used alabaster and marble and combined neoclassical and modernist styles. Born in 1857 in Volterra, Italy, he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence. During his lifetime, Bessi´s works were included at the World's Fair in Paris, Turin and St. Louis. His sculptures and busts are found in the collections of the Hermitage in St. Petersburg and the Ecomuseo dell'Alabaster in Volterra. Bessi died in 1922 in Volterra, Italy.

Packaging preparation: 4 days
Delivery: 1 to 2 weeks

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Bust, Sculpture
Material
Alabaster, Marble
Designer/ Artist
Giuseppe Bessi (1857-1922)
Style
Art Nouveau
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
31×30×15 cm
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in