Dal modello di Giovanni Varlese - Sculpture, depicting "the Fisherman" - 39 cm - Zamac - mid 20th century

Description
Dal modello di Giovanni Varlese - Sculpture, depicting "the Fisherman" - 39 cm - Zamac - mid 20th century
Italy

Large sculpture depicting “Il Pescatorello”.

Signed G. Varlese, from a model by Giovanni Varlese (1888 - 1922),
this statue is a posthumous cast dating back to the mid 20th century.

Material: zamak / bronze antimony,
tested with a small scratch test (silver under the patina).

for reference, take a look at the last photo

Great vintage conditions, please refer to the photos for a good impression.

The artist belongs to a renowned school of Neapolitan sculptors that in the late 18th and early 19th century stood out for their great skill and creativity.

For Varlese, too, the standard setter was Vincenzo Gemito (1852 - 1929).

A man of humble origins, Varlese became an internationally renowned artist; his portrait of Verdi and the sculptures depicting a fisherman and a young fisherman are very famous and became a classic of Neapolitan sculpture.

Marble base.

Height 39 cm

Weight: 2500 grams.

Tracked registered shipping.

Lot details
Object
depicting "the Fisherman" - 39 cm, Sculpture
Material
Zamac
Designer/ Artist
Dal modello di Giovanni Varlese
Estimated Period
Mid 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Weight
2.5 kg
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