Antique Grand Tour Style Pair of Medici Bronzes

July 4, 2019 Posted in:
Antique Grand Tour Style Pair of Medici Bronzes

After Michelangelo (Italian, 1475-1564)

A pair of late 19th century, Italian, Grand Tour style patinated bronze figures of Lorenzo & Giuliano Medici. Cast after the figures by Michelangelo from the tombs of Lorenzo di Piero, Duke of Urbino and Giuliano di Lorenzo, Duke of Nemours, in the Basilica of San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy. Dark brown patination. Original Belgium black marble plinths.

Height 9 1/2″ (24cm)

Width  4 1/2″ (11.5cm)

Depth 3 1/2″ (9cm)

Italian

Circa 1870