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Genoese Baroque work attributed to the school of Maria Maragliano- Italy.
It should be noted the extreme delicacy of the sculpture and modelled, particularly visible in the hair of young angels, the expressiveness of their faces or visual movement created by their large wings.
This type of base, always topped with carved figures in pure baroque style, was a recurrent theme in the work of Maragliano, even to the point that his son, Giambattista, could not help but take over this iconography considered a true aesthetic heritage.
Period late seventeenth, early XVIII th. century.
Measures: Height 84 cm
Provenance: Private Chapel, noble Florentine family.
Anton Maria Maragliano called: Maraggiano Anton Maria. -. Woodcarver, born September 18, 1664 in Genoa, where he died March 7, 1739.
He worked at the Workshop with a Arata, then by Pietro Andrea Torre and probably by his father Giovanni Andrea, a remarkable wood carver .
A prolific writer, he carved many sacred figures, groups of altar, crucifix, for churches and oratories of Genoa and of the two rivers.
It is also famous for its many characters nursery traditionally attributed to him in many convents of Liguria, particularly Franciscan convents (Saints Barnabas and Oregina Genoa, etc..).
He decorated the stern captain's Office of the Republic with stories of Columbus in bas-relief.
His works have been exported to Spain and America. In his workshop he had many students, Peter Galleano Agostino Storace, Giambattista Pedevilla, including Giambattista his son, who was murdered in Lisbon.
Anton Maria Maragliano 1664-1739 Insignis sculptor Genue - Daniele Sanguineti
|Height||84.00 cm||(33.07 inches)|