Figure of a mother and child, Giuseppe Gambogi
Figure of a mother and child seated on a carving-decorated, gilded chair, which is attached to a rectangular base, with a step at the front. The woman is holding a small child in her arms and hugging it with her cheek resting against its head.
Alabaster, polychrome wooden chair, early 20th century.
Signed on the base by G.Gambogi.
Professionally repaired right foot of a woman.
Giuseppe Gambogi (1862-1938) was an Italian sculptor born in Pisa but active and living in Florence. Active in the years 1885-1920, he sculpted mainly in marble, alabaster and bronze. Most of his works depicted figures of women.
Height 38 cm