Bronze Statue ‘At the Circus’ By Francesco di Matteis
Bronze Statue ‘At the Circus’ By Francesco di Matteis
Bronze Statue ‘At the Circus’ By Francesco di Matteis
Bronze Statue ‘At the Circus’ By Francesco di Matteis
Bronze Statue ‘At the Circus’ By Francesco di Matteis

Bronze Statue ‘At the Circus’ By Francesco di Matteis

c. 1895 Italy

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‘At the Circus’ By Francesco di Matteis

Constructed in a chocolate brown patinated bronze, eight young Italian boys, dressed as performers and holding various musical instruments, in the act of performing, stand on the naturalistic asymmetrical base, itself mounted on a rectangular plinth. Signed by the artist, and also bearing the foundry mark ‘Fond Art Laguna Napoli’.
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Francesco di Matteis (1852-1917) is listed in Benezit volume 9, published by Editions Grὕnd, as born in Lecce, Apulia, situated in the ‘heel’ of Italy, and is recorded as exhibiting small bronzes in various Esposiziones di Bella Arte from Turn in the North, to Florence, where this particular model is noted to have been shown.
Dimensions
Height 36.00 cm (14.17 inches)
Width 103.00 cm (40.55 inches)
Depth 24.00 cm (9.45 inches)
Stock Code
8691
Medium
bronze
Signed/Inscribed
mark ‘Fond Art Laguna Napoli’
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