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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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