17th Century Italian Marble Cleopatra Bust

2,500.00

Small bust of Cleopatra in marble, Italian work of the early 17th century.

Last queen of Egypt member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, mistress of Julius Caesar then wife of Mark Antony, Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator had a most fascinating life, become legendary. Despite the scarcity of historical sources, his love and tragic end attracted attention and his story inspired artists early on. If during the Middle Ages Cleopatra becomes the example of vices of love passion, in the Renaissance the character becomes more sensual.

Resting on a base of later period in brocatelle and blackened wood.

Total height cm 35
Max width cm 19

1 in stock

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