Terracotta sculpture with patina depicting an “angel”;
Dimensions of the wooden support panel: 28 x 45 cm; dimensions of the sculpture only: approx. 18 x 35 cm.
Signature “A. Spallarossa” at the bottom left.
Preserved in excellent condition.
A pupil of Eugenio Baroni and Guido Galletti, since the mid-1920s the sculptress Adriana Spallarossa (Genoa 1904–Turin 1985) has been making terracotta and bronze sculptures, which recall the 19th-century naturalism of classicist ideas and realistic contents.
Main exhibitions and artworks:
1931, II Mostra di Belle Arti, Genoa, “Testa di giovane” (bronze)
1934, V Mostra di Belle Arti, Genoa, “Bozzetto”
1935, II Quadriennale, Rome, “Madre” (bronze)
1937, VIII Esposizione d’Arte, Genoa, “Testa di donna” (bronze)
1939, III Quadriennale, Rome, “Ritratto femminile”
Many of her works are held at the Galleria di Arte Moderna in Genoa.
- No. of items
- "Angel", Sculpture
- Designer/ Artist
- Adriana Spallarossa (1904 - 1985)
- Estimated Period
- First half 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 28×45×6 cm