A 15th century Venetian carved white marble head of a young angel. Circa 1480

A 15th century Venetian carved white marble head of a young angel. Circa 1480

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A finely carved late 15th century Venetian white marble head of a young angel, in the manner of Antonio Rizzo, Venice 1425/30-1499. Carved in the round, but flattened at the back of the head so as to fit within a niche. Mounted on a turned and ebonised socle with a porphyry top.

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This tenderly carved young angel retains a lovely patina to the highly polished gentle face, in contrast to the crisp, unpolished stylised hair where the artist’s chisel marks are still quite visible. Venice, circa 1480.

width 13.5cm

depth 12cm

height 14cm / 30cm on base

 

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