Giuseppe (Professor) Bessi Alabaster Bust "Primo Amore"
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.
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*EBTH will have movers available at the pick up 2-7pm.
- small mark on column base.
- stand 9"W x 42"H x 10"D