Lot 148
Morelli E. Rinaldi, Italian Bronze Statue of the Ludovisi Ares
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late 19th century, cast bronze with warm brown patina, after the antique marble copy of the Greek sculpture now at the Museo Nazionali Romano, depicting Ares/Mars seated on a trophy of arms while Eros plays about his feet, incised foundry stamp "Morelli e Rinaldi / Roma / 1849" to base, mounted above a conforming black slate base.

33 x 22 x 15 1/4 in.

The Collection of the late Mr. William Hulbert, Chesapeake, Virginia

Some areas of verdigris and rubbing to patina; Some chipping to base

$2,000 - 4,000