Raffaello Romanelli (Italian, 1856-1928), "Sulamitide" Marble Sculpture

Raffaello Romanelli (Italian, 1856-1928), "Sulamitide" Marble SculptureRaffaello Romanelli (Italian, 1856-1928), "Sulamitide" Marble Sculpture

Hammer Price w/ BP

$50,600

Lot #: 200
Raffaello Romanelli (Italian, 1856-1928), "Sulamitide" Marble Sculpture
Sgn. R. Romanelli, Fea 1871. Coins of her headdress inscribed: SULAMITIDE. The subject is inspired by the 18th century author Giuseppe Maria Ercolani's play La Sulamitide boschereccia sagra di Neralco pastore arcade, published in 1732, about a son of the king of Egypt during the time of Solomon.
Ht. 43 1/4", Dia. 20", Base Ht. 39"
Provenance
A Buffalo, NY Estate.
Condition
Loss to one earring, Excellent.
Auction Date
Sep 22, 2012

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