Bust-GDISPLAY139

Beautiful Bronze Bust by Leonardo Benatov (France, 1899-1972)

A fine bronze bust sculpture by Leonardo Benatov with a beautiful dark brown patina | Sculpture is signed by artist and stamped with the traditional Valsuani foundry mark | Measures 22 inches tall x 14 inches wide.

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  • A fine bronze bust sculpture by Leonardo Benatov with a beautiful dark brown patina | Sculpture is signed by artist and artisan, and stamped with the traditional Valsuani foundry mark “Cire C.Valsuani Perdue” underneath the signature | Part of Limited Edition made in France at the renowned Valsuani bronze foundry in the town of Chevreuse, outside Paris.  The foundry is now closed, eliminating any chance that additional copies will ever be made.  “The bronze casts Benatov made at the foundry have since been exhibited in museums around the world and have become valuable—selling [some of] them in 1997 for $60,000 each, and their value has only gone up.”  ArtNews, April, 2016.  This particular sculpture has been priced at auctions to over $6,000 | Bust is affixed to a custom base |  Dimensions: 22 x 14.

  • Weight

    40lb.

    Height

    22"

    Width

    19"

    Depth

    9"

    Weight

    40lb.

    Height

    22"

    Width

    19"

    Depth

    9"

    Artist / Maker

    Leonardo Benatov

    Date

    20th Century

    Kind

    Sculptures

    Medium

    Bronze

    Origin

    France

    Subject

    Bust