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Giuseppe (Professor) Bessi Alabaster Bust "Primo Amore"

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An alabaster bust titled Primo Amore by Italian sculptor Giuseppe (Professor) Bessi (1857–1922). ‘Primo Amore’ translates to ‘First Love.’ This bust depicts a young girl wearing a head scarf, and is signed to the back by ‘Prof G Bessi.’ The Italian sculptor Bessi studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence and his work is considered an important representation of Salon sculpture. The bust rests atop a stone columnar base.

  • Please note, this item may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless shipping arrangements are available and made by the winning bidder, that individual is advised to bring, appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.

*EBTH will have movers available at the pick up 2-7pm.


- small mark on column base.


14.0" W x 17.5" H x 7.0" D

- bust
- stand 9"W x 42"H x 10"D

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