Italian 19th Century Carved Marble Lion after Canova

August 4, 2020 Posted in:
Italian 19th Century Carved Marble Lion after Canova

After Antonio Canova (1757-1822)

A 19th century Italian carved marble lion after Canova. The lion, in recumbent pose, carved after the original pair of Carrara marble lions, guardians to the tomb of Pope Clement XIII at St. Peter’s, Rome. Unrestored condition.

Height 4 1/2” (11.5cm)

Width 7 3/4” (19.6cm)

Depth 3 1/4” (8.2cm)

Italian

Circa 1840