Monumental bust in burnished cast bronze on the original marble plinth circa 1880 - 1900 / Italy / Naples.
He is considered the oldest and most important poet in the West.
The same marble bust from the Hellenistic period can be found in the Louvre and the MET Museum.
It is the representation of the Greek philosopher Homer, which was discovered during excavations in Greece.
Origin: workshop Prof. Chiurazzi second half of the 19th century.
Courtesy of the National Museum of Naples, Professor Chiurazzi ran a bronze casting workshop where he was licensed to produce illustrations of ancient finds.
The original marble base by Sienna Brocatello with the dimensions height 14cm, diameter 19.0cm.
The bust with a deep green patina is in perfect condition.
From a teacher's collection / Berlin.
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