Antique Bronze Bust of Dante

GBP 11,775.00

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Object Description

Antique Bronze Bust of Dante. A powerful bust of the Italian philosopher and poet, Dante, raised on a Limestone pedestal. The Italian poet and scholar Dante Alighieri is best known for his masterpiece La Commedia (The Divine Comedy). This is universally considered one of world literature’s greatest poems.

Object Condition

Good structural condition. The pedestal is weathered with minor chips and losses near the base. There are some light verdigris staining. Please refer to photographs. The back of the pedestal is not carved, it is cut flat.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:44.50 x H:154 x D:35.50 centimeters
  • period
  • country
  • year
    1900

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By appointment only.

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Directions

From the M50 / Ross-on-Wye
At the end of the M50 take the A40 towards Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth. Take the A49 Hereford Road (third roundabout after leaving the M50) Ignore the first two signposts for Wormelow, Stay on the A49 for approximately nine miles take the next left turn after passing the Pilgrim Hotel, singed A466 Wormelow. Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side, the site is called; Grove Farm / The Grove.

From A49 Hereford
Follow the A49 south from Hereford for approximately five miles. After the uphill section at the Callow there is a layby on your right followed by one on your left. Take the next right turn onto the A466 singed Wormelow / Monmouth, Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side on Grove Farm / The Grove.


UK Heritage
Grove Barn
Wormelow
Herefordshire
HR2 8EG
United Kingdom

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