Signed and entitled on the base. Of the "Pensiero Dominante", Bialetti's most famous work, the half-figure bronze presented and awarded the gold medal at the Venice International Exposition in 1903 is preserved at the Galleria d'Arte Moderna in Milan (inv. n° 499), while a marble of the same subject but half-length, like our bronze, is found in the collections of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum in Milan (inv. n° 4545). Comparative literature: L. Caramel e C. Pirovano, "Galleria d'Arte Moderna. Opere dell'Ottocento. A-E", Milan 1975, p. 26, plate. 193; "Museo Poldi Pezzoli. Tessuti-Sculture-Metalli islamici". Musei e Gallerie di Milano, Milan 1982, p. 210, plate 95.
Measures: 54.00 x 43.00 x 35.00 cm
Starting price: € 2.000,00
Estimate: € 3.000,00 - 3.000,00
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