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Lot 3290
Grand Tour bronze bust of Emperor Augustus, 19th c., brown patinated cast bronze on gilt bronze base, after a roman model, unsigned, 4"h x 3"w x 2"d

Provenance: From the Collection of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw

Notes/Literature: Art dealer, connoisseur, and philanthropist Eugene Victor Thaw (1927-2018) was widely considered to be among the world's greatest collectors of European master drawings, French Post-Impressionism, Cubism, and an early advocate of the American Abstract Expressionists. One of the most respected art dealers of his day, he is credited with placing hundreds of major works into museums around the world, and was the founding member and past president of the Art Dealers Association of America.


Good, patination even and well preserved, very light verdigris on surface, spot of gilding loss on base

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Grand Tour bronze bust of Emperor Augustus

Estimate $200 - $300Nov 17, 2018