Guglielmo Pugi (1850/1915)
A finely hand carved alabaster Odalisque.
Signed. Gold patina on dress. 2 toes restaured. (Common on these very fragile scuptures).
48cm x 18cm x 26cm
Guglielmo Pugi : Italian sculptor. He worked in marble and alabaster, specialising in export pieces. He directed his studio called 'Guglielmo Pugi', after joined by his sons 'Guglielmo Pugi e figli'. Guglielmo Pugi carved the bust of King Umberto I for the Piazza Umberto I in his native Fiesole. Many of his sculptures are on display in the historic Alabaster Museum of Volterra