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Ernesto Bazzaro, bust portrait of a woman

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ERNESTO BAZZARO (Milan 1859 - 1937) BUST PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG WOMAN
Etching, not recorded by Mezzetti. An extremely fine impression, very richly inked, printed on thick wove paper. Traces of folds. On the verso the fragment of a working proof, touched in pen, of Mezzetti 33. To the platemark 126 x 99 mm, the entire sheet measuring 240 x 210 mm.

A sculptor who also practiced printmaking, Ernesto Bazzaro, the brother of the painter Leonardo, studied at the Brera Academy under Ambrogio Borghi, but was deeply influenced by the anti-academic spirit of the sculptor Giuseppe Grandi and the painters Daniele Ranzoni and Tranquillo Cremona. Ernesto Bazzaro produced many impressive monuments, created figural decorations for Milanese building facades and also produced a number of small bronzes in commercial editions. In the etching technique Ernesto Bazzaro has been influenced by the works of Giuseppe Grandi and Luigi Conconi, the leading exponents of the acquaforte monotipata in Lombardy.

price: 850,00 euros

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