Auction House

Auction: Modern Art

24. November 2015, 4:00 pm

Object overview
Object

0039

Renato Bertelli*

(Florence 1900 - 1974 Florence)

„Profilo continuo (Head of Mussolini)“
1933
terracotta, bronze plated
h. 29.5 cm
signed and dated on the base: Bertelli R. A XI
edition: unknown

Provenance

from the family of the artist;
private property, Italy

Estimate: € 3.500 - 7.000
Auction is closed.

The March of Rome happened in 1922. As a consequence Benito Mussolini came to power in the Kingdom of Italy. For the fashists this was the beginning of a new chronology. That is why Bertelli dated this work into the year XI.