This is one of the most dramatic examples of Antonio Borsato's porcelains. It is extremely heavy and very large, 11 and 3/4 inches by 17 and 1/4 inches tall. It is in Excellent Condition. no cracks, breaks, chips, or damage of any kind. The signature is slightly off from the factory which does not reduce its value since it is from the factory.
Borsato is arguably the greatest sculpture of the 20th Century. Since each sculpture is individually painted, there are no two exactly alike. His work is breathtaking in it's attention to even the smallest details.
The world lost a great artist when Antonio Borsato was killed in an auto accident in 1982. Borsato worked endlessly to make each creation a melody of color and movement. Borsato originals are sculptured in the full-round with no blank surfaces, with the entire piece completely hand colored with brilliant artistry. All stages were attended to by Antonio Borsato himself. It is assuring to note that no Borsato was in mass production.
Borsato is known as the Michelangelo of the 20th Century. His works are displayed in the Vatican, museums, and many significant private collections. He studied under the great Cacciapuoti early on, but many believe he far surpassed his mentor, becoming the greatest of the Capo-Di-Monte genre.
Borsato works of art are irreplaceable just as are the works of other Old Masters. His impeccable faithful adherence to detail, a wisp of hair, facial expression, even eyelashes, gestures, whimsical humor, anatomical perfection, combine to endow each of Borsato's works with breathing realism.
A Borsato art treasure is an exquisite masterpiece to be cherished as an heirloom for future generations..
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