January 25, 2011 13:00 EDT

Fine Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts

 
 

454

Scipione Tadoline (Italian 1822-1892)
slave girl, signed & dated roma 1881

White marble figure signed S.Tadolini, Roma 1881, on rotating marble column and porto mable stand.

Figure H: 47, Total H: 69 in.

Provenance: Property of a Florida Gentleman

For a similar example see: Sotheby's London June 2, 2010 Lot 86

Scipione Tadoline was part of the famed Tadoline family of Rome, producing classical marble carvings for some 150 years.
Scipione was overwhelmed with commissions during his lifetime, including orders from the Church of Gonfalone, Rome

Lot 454 is in keeping with his fascination with the romantic and sensuous form of Ancient Greece, a styling the Tadolini family begun with Adamo Tadoline, an assistant to Canova.

Sold for $125,000
Estimated at $20,000 - $30,000


 

White marble figure signed S.Tadolini, Roma 1881, on rotating marble column and porto mable stand.

Figure H: 47, Total H: 69 in.

Provenance: Property of a Florida Gentleman

For a similar example see: Sotheby's London June 2, 2010 Lot 86

Scipione Tadoline was part of the famed Tadoline family of Rome, producing classical marble carvings for some 150 years.
Scipione was overwhelmed with commissions during his lifetime, including orders from the Church of Gonfalone, Rome

Lot 454 is in keeping with his fascination with the romantic and sensuous form of Ancient Greece, a styling the Tadolini family begun with Adamo Tadoline, an assistant to Canova.

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