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After Michelangelo Buonarrotti (1475-1564)
This famous seated statue is a reduction from the tomb of Giuliano di Lorenzo de Medici who sits opposite Lorenzo de Medici.
Height 20.5 inches
Width 7 inches
Depth 8 inches
This figure of Giuliano de Medici is a reduction taken directly from the life-size original in the New Sacristy, St Lorenzo, Florence. The detailed surface is finely worked and chased by the master bronziers, the surface with a rich original patina of dark browns and ruby reds complete the striking detail of this bronze statue.
In situ, he sits in a niche above the reclining mannerist figures of Day and Night.
France, circa 1880
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