Colnaghi to offer masterworks at TEFAF Online

Colnaghi to offer masterworks at TEFAF Online

Colnaghi will present two masterpieces spanning art history for TEFAF Online 2021. Reflecting the gallery’s commitment to cross-category presentations and collecting, the selection encompasses a rare marble head from Magna Graecia and a significant Renaissance sculpture in terracotta. Each work is exemplary in its quality, provenance, and art historical significance. One of the most important marble and cast metal sculptors of the high Renaissance, Benedetto da Rovezzano (1474 – c. 1552) was also a master of terracotta sculpture. He created this Saint John the Baptist, in Florence around 1510, during the time when his contemporaries Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael were also active in the Tuscan city. Clad in a camel-skin tunic, the youthful figure of Saint John is portrayed glancing to the side with an exalted expression. The wooden base of the work is
Colnaghi will present two masterpieces spanning art history for TEFAF Online 2021. Reflecting the gallery’s commitment to cross-category presentations and collecting, the selection encompasses a rare marble head from Magna Graecia and a significant Renaissance sculpture in terracotta. Each work is exemplary in its quality, provenance, and art historical significance. One of the most important marble and cast metal sculptors of the high Renaissance, Benedetto da Rovezzano (1474 – c. 1552) was also a master of terracotta sculpture. He created this Saint John the Baptist, in Florence around 1510, during the time when his contemporaries Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael were also active in the Tuscan city. Clad in a camel-skin tunic, the youthful figure of Saint John is portrayed glancing to the side with an exalted expression. The wooden base of the work is