Fine Italian marble sculpture by Cesare Lapini
the abduction of psyche

Signed and dated Galleria Lapini, Firenze 1900, depicting Cupid embracing Psyche atop a cloud bank, raised on a cylindrical pedestal. NOTE: Cesare Lapini (b. 1848) was one of a number of prominent sculptors working in Florence second half of the 19th century specializing in marble groups of allegorical, genre and all'antica sculpture. His workshop, Galleria Lapini, that was still operating in 1900.

Total H: 85 in.

Sold for $118,750
Estimated at $100,000 - $150,000


 

Signed and dated Galleria Lapini, Firenze 1900, depicting Cupid embracing Psyche atop a cloud bank, raised on a cylindrical pedestal. NOTE: Cesare Lapini (b. 1848) was one of a number of prominent sculptors working in Florence second half of the 19th century specializing in marble groups of allegorical, genre and all'antica sculpture. His workshop, Galleria Lapini, that was still operating in 1900.

Total H: 85 in.

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