LEOPOLDO VANELLI (Italian b. 1748)
    Danzatrice di Canova, Late 18th-19th Century
    Carrara marble
    18-1/2 inches (47.0 cm) high, excluding base
    Signed on side: Leopoldo Vanelli Scultore
    Titled on side: Danzatrice di Canova
    Inscribed verso: Carrara

    In the manner of Antonio Canova (Italian, 1757-1822) by a well-known follower, depicting the bust of a young dancer, her head turned to her left, her wavy hair bound in a high chignon, loose curls framing her face and the nape of her neck, crowned with a twisted fillet of flowers, on a socle base

    Condition Report*:

    Overall in good condition.  Discoloration in the stone at her forehead.  Internal cracking along the bridge and tip of her nose.  Tiny chips along the edges of the bust and part of her chignon.  Larger shallow chips along the bottom edge of the reverse.  Surface wear and minor pitting throughout.

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    May, 2009
    7th-8th Thursday-Friday
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