Antique Bronze Bust of a Girl titled/known as FLOR AGRESTE by the prominent Portuguese Sculptor Antonio Soares Dos Reis (1847 - 1889). He studied and worked on sculptures in Portugal, France and Italy.
He is considered, by far, the leading name in Portuguese realist and illustrious sculpture in the 19th century. This well-known bust by Soares Dos Reis depicts a portrait of a girl with short hair, head slightly tilted, face with delicate features looking towards her right, thin nose, and small mouth. Bodice and blouse in disarray, open at the chest.Signed on the back; A. Height: 9.25" (23.5 cm), Width 5" (13 cm).
Weight: 5.6 lb (2.6 kg). It is in excellent antique condition commensurate with its age with no discolouration, oxidization, cracks, bents. Has excellent gorgeous, for its age, dark brownish patina. Please take a close look at the photos as they form an integral part of the item's Condition and Description. Will be glad to provide any required further information or photos.