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Affortunato Gory Bronze and Marble Bust of A Woman



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A very fine gilt bronze and carrera marble bust of a beautiful young woman raised upon a verde marble base. The woman with class and taste shows strength and poise in her hood and beautifully embroidered dress. Circa 1915 transition Art Nouveau- Art Deco.

Signed in the casting ‘A. Gory, Paris’, on her right shoulder. Weight, 36.6 pounds.

Measures: Height, 21 inches x 14.25 inches width x 6.5 inches depth.

Condition: Very good with a blemish on chin (possible repair)

AVANTIQUES is dedicated to providing an exclusive curated collection of Fine Arts, Paintings, Bronzes, Asian treasures, Art Glass and Antiques. Our inventory represents time-tested investment quality items with everlasting decorative beauty. We look forward to your business and appreciate any reasonable offers. All of our curated items are vetted and guaranteed authentic and as described. Avantiques only deals in original antiques and never reproductions. We stand behind our treasures with a full money back return policy if the items are not as described.

The sculptor Affortunato Gory is an Italian sculptor active from 1895 to 1925. He came from Florence and studied at the local Accademia di Belle Arti under Augusto Rivalta. At the beginning of the 20th century, he moved to Paris and finished his studies under Victorien-Antoine Basset. He exhibited several times with busts and statuettes of young women at the Salon des Artistes Francais. He created mainly women and historical figures, often in the chryselephantine technique, using marble, ivory and bronze.

Please also consider Avantique’s eclectic bronze collection including Barye, Barrias, Mene, Moigniez, Paillet, Paillard, Fratin, Picault, Tiffany Studios, and Cain among others. We strive to collect the highest quality sculptures in exceptional condition.

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