Giuseppi Bessi

Lovely Alabaster Figure of Woman with Pedestal by Giuseppe Bessi 19th Century





W 18 in. x L 23 in. x H 66 in.

Lovely Alabaster figure of a woman with detachable pedestal by Giuseppe Bessi. Giuseppe (Professor) Bessi was an Italian sculptor famed for his lifelike busts and sculptures, such as prominent figures Ludwig van Beethoven, Joan of Arc, and Dante Alighieri’s muse Béatrice. To create his highly detailed sculptures, Bessi predominantly utilized alabaster and marble and combined Neoclassical and Art Nouveau styles.