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A Grand Tour Statuary Marble Bust of Eros Di Centocelle with curly hair, gazing downward. This exquisite antique sculpture is mounted on a pedestal composed of white and marbled orange stone, set against a neutral background.

Eros di Centocelle

Exceptional Grand Tour Bust of Eros di Centocelle, unsigned, collectors label verso. after the antique in white statuary marble raised on a Siena marble plinth. Italy, probably Rome.

This Grand Tour Statuary Marble Bust of Eros di Centocelle, is an exceptional piece of classical art that would make a stunning addition to any collection. The bust is sculpted from high-quality white statuary marble and depicts the god of love, Eros, in a youthful and graceful form. The bust is unsigned but has a collector’s label verso.

The bust measures 63 cm (24.80 inches) in height, 24 cm (9.45 inches) in width, and has a depth of 20 cm (7.87 inches). It is mounted on a Siena marble plinth that provides a stable base for display.

This grand tour bust is a remarkable example of classical revival art, showcasing the skill and artistry of sculptors and the quality that was demanded by collectors. The attention to detail is exquisite, from the finely chiseled features of Eros’s face to the intricate curls of his hair. The bust is likely from Italy, probably Rome, and reflects the influence of the classical tradition on art and culture during the Grand Tour.

This exceptional piece would make a stunning addition to any collection of classical art or as a standalone statement piece. It is a true masterpiece that captures the grace and beauty of the ancient world and would be a remarkable conversation starter in any home or gallery.

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A Grand Tour Statuary Marble Bust of Eros Di Centocelle with curly hair, gazing downward. This exquisite antique sculpture is mounted on a pedestal composed of white and marbled orange stone, set against a neutral background.

Grand Tour Statuary Marble Bust of Eros Di Centocelle

Stock Number: 11488

Grand Tour Statuary Marble Bust of Eros di Centocelle, unsigned, collectors label verso.
Approximate Dimensions
  • Height: 63 cm (24.8 inches)
  • Width: 24 cm (9.4 inches)
  • Depth: 20 cm (7.9 inches)

£55,000

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Dimensions

Approximate Dimensions

  • Height: 63 cm (24.8 inches)
  • Width: 24 cm (9.4 inches)
  • Depth: 20 cm (7.9 inches)

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