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Judith with a flawless complexion

09 Dec

Dominique Alonzo, “Judith,” c.1910, ivory and patinated bronze, 32.5 cm, auctioned by Leonard Joel 6/5/2011 (344)

“Depicted in a resolute mood grasping her sword, her head and shoulders, arms and feet of carved ivory, with headdress and robe cast in patinated bronze, mounted upon a tiered marble base.” (1)

Talk about an ivory complexion!

(1) French bronze and ivory figure of Judith and Holofernes (Lot No. 344), Decorative Arts and Fine Furniture (June 5, 2011), Leonard Joel auctions, Melbourne, VIC

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Posted by on December 9, 2012 in Whorey

 

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