Emilio Fiaschi (Italian, 1858-1941) Marble Orientalist Sculpture
This wonderful Orientalist marble by the Italian sculptor, Emilio Fiaschi (1858-1941), depicts a lovely maiden in robes and turban, lying in a hammock stretched between palm trees, admired by her female attendant who is dressed similarly. Measures: 31.5" wide and 22.5" tall. Signed "P.C.E. Fiaschi Firenze Made in Italy". There are repaired breaks to the upper portions of the palm trees, small chips and cracks, and may be other restorations. Please note, we are selling this item "as-is". Emilio P. Fiaschi was born in Volterra in 1858. He studied at the Accademia di belle Arti in Florence from 1883-1885, and in 1890 won a medal in his marble bust of Mario Ricciarelli, commissioned by the Commune of Volterra. He followed in the tradition of Florentine sculptors of Carrara marble, and is known for his finely crafted busts and figures with allegorical themes and neoclassical styles.
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