Female Bust In Carrara Marble Signed A. Piazza flag

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"Female Bust In Carrara Marble Signed A. Piazza"
A. PIAZZA (19th - 20th century) Female bust Subject in Carrara marble, signed, dated 1895 and annotated Carrare on the back H. 53 cm, W. 53 cm, approximately 55 kg The turn of the century was a period of incredible creativity in the marble arts, and sculptors like Piazza produced masterpieces that rivaled the finest Neoclassical and Art Nouveau sculpture. Piazza (1875 - 1925) was known for his beautifully detailed pieces sculpted in Carrara marble. His works are kept at the Museum of Montpellier. Throughout history, marble has been used for architectural decoration, construction and sculpture named Imhotep (2667 BC - 2648 BC), the first recorded architect, used marble for the pyramids he designed, noting that it was the most appropriate material to immortalize the art of construction. Carrara (or white) marble is most admired due to its luminous, nearly flawless characteristics. First mined in the 1st century BC, it is obtained in the Apuan Alps near Tuscany and has been used not only for statuary marble, but also for building stone, vases, paneling and wall coverings. floor, and was Michelangelo's favorite marble. Alluring beauty and expensive production make marble works like these sculptures the ultimate symbols of luxury and wealth. The sculptor's works have regularly been the subject of major auctions. A notable recent sale took place at Sotheby's in London on June 18, 2020, when lot 166, a 94cm marble figure of Euridyces was offered with an estimate of €12,000-18,000 and sold for €15,000 . Visit our website: www.meubles-art.com
Price: 2200 €
Artist: Antonio Piazza
Period: 19th century
Style: Other Style
Condition: Perfect condition

Material: Marble
Length: 53
Height: 53

Reference: 903274
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