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A PIETRO FRANCHI (Italian, 1817-1878) MARBLE FIGURAL GROUP: VENUS ET L'AMOUR
Rome, Italy, circa 1876
Signed: P. Franchi, Roma, 1876
38-3/4 inches high (98.4 cm)

The white marble figural group depicting a draped Venus with a winged Cupid on her shoulder, on a round marble base. After the original by Charles-Auguste Fraikin (French, 1817-1893).


Condition Report*:

With repairs visible to both wings and to Venus's raised hand, inclusions and scratching to marble commensurate with age.

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Auction Dates
September, 2012
12th-13th Wednesday-Thursday
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