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Raffaello Arcangelo Salimbeni, head of a woman

RAFFAELLO ARCANGELO SALIMBENI (Florence 1914 - 1991) HEAD OF A YOUNG WOMAN
Terracotta, 8 by 4,5 by 7,7 cm; 1941. On its original wooden base with the original label.

Salimbeni had his first artistic training at the Istituto d'Arte, in Siena, under the sculptor Fulvio Corsini. The painter Gianni Vagnetti persuaded him to continue his studies at the Scuola di Porta Romana, in Florence. In Florence Salimbeni met Bruno Innocenti, the successor of Libero Andreotti as sculpture teacher at the Scuola di Porta Romana. Salimbeni's most important monumental work was the statue of Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, in Florence. See Annalisa Pezzo, 'Arcangelo Salimbeni (1914-1991)', catalogue of the exhibition in Siena, 2004.

price: 1.100,00 euros

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