Ralmondo Trentanove (1792-1832) Rare carved white marble bust of George Washington, titled to base signed and dated A. Trentanove Fecc in Roma,1827, height 53cm
N.B. Another bust by this artist of Washington in Classical repose, dated 1824 sold Sotherby's, New York, 30th Nov 2005 for £17,517 hammer. A smaller (30.5cm) but closely related sculpture, also dated 1827 sold Sotherby's New York, Collection of Stanley Paul Sax sale, 17th Jan. 1998, hammer £5,812
Provenance: Property of a Lady, removed from a Hertfordshire Country Estate
Sold for £16,000
No severe damage or losses, there are a few nibbles, particularly around base, bottom left corner and edges (see photographs) small blemish to his chin, marks to the marble eg tip of his nose are probably superficial, detail is generally crisp and overall good condition
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