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A Fine 19th Century Neo-classical Bronze After Sir Frederick Lord Leighton


£2,800 | $3,503 USD | €3,218 EUR
Item Number: SA852556
Date of manufacture: 1900
Current Status: For sale
Seller: The Country House Gallery
This antique has been viewed 25 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


An extremely fine and detailed bronze cast from a model by Giovanni Battista Amendola (1848-1887). He studied in Naples at the Academy of Fine Arts. Much of his work is still to be seen in Naples, including a statue of Joachim Murat for the façade of the Royal Palace, He later moved to England and executed several commissions for the great Neo-classical artists such as Lord Leighton and Sir Laurence Alma Tadema and indeed Tadema painted a portrait of Amendola at work in his studio.
This work is modeled on the work ' Wedded ' by Sir Frederick Lord Leighton PRA and depicts a young couple after their wedding. The woman is apparently based on studies Leighton made in Damascus of a Greek girl whose beauty captivated him.
Finely detailed with excellent dark brown patination. The circular base bears the inscription.......' Modeled by G.B.Amendola from the picture of Sir Fredeick Leighton'


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


Height = 38 cm (15.0")
Width = 16 cm (6.3")
Depth = 16 cm (6.3")

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