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Busts

Bastiani Bronze Bust

Well detailed patinated bronze bust of a delightful looking young lady by the Italian sculptor Bastiani, about whom very little is known. Dating from the late 19th century, this is a fine study portraying the model…

Goldscheider Terracotta Dutch Girl

Terracotta bust by the artist F. du Prémont for Goldscheider dating from 1897-98. Finished in shades of dark bronze and gold, the young Dutch girl is modelled wearing an off-the-shoulder frock and cape and a…

“L’Esprit de Marrons” by Cherc

Art Nouveau terracotta bust of a smiling young maiden titled “L’Esprit de Marrons” by the artist Cherc for Goldscheider. Dating from 1901 this delightful study shows her adorned with chestnuts and leaves, celebrating in the…

“Ondine” by Campagne

Lovely Austrian terracotta bust of a mythological water nymph titled "Ondine".  She has a captivating look and appears to have just emerged from below the water, with lily flowers and leaves in her hair and…

“Douce Pensée” by Gori

Charming Art Nouveau bust of a pretty girl by the Italian sculptor Affortunato Gori. Titled “Douce Pensée” which translates to ‘Sweet Thoughts’, this is a good quality terracotta head and shoulders with fine detail.   The…

Van der Straeten Bronze Bust

Patinated bronze bust of a young woman wearing a wide headband in her ornate hair. Very nicely cast and showing excellent detail to the features and with a pleasing patination. Set on a slightly tapering…

Butterfly Maiden

Good size French plaster bust titled “Papillon”, signed verso by the artist C. Jacobs and dated 1913.  The young girl, with long thick hair, has her head slightly turned and a butterfly with its wings…

Bronze by Villanis

This is a good Art Nouveau bronze bust titled “Marguerite” by the French sculptor Emmanuele Villanis, dating from around 1900. The young maiden, with a soulful, dreamlike expression is wearing sunflowers in her hair and…

Spelter Sheherezade

Small cabinet sized spelter bust titled “Mille et une Nuits” (One thousand and one Nights) depicting Sheherezade by the French sculptor E. Villanis. The lady’s long hair tumbles over one shoulder from beneath her ornate…

“Ondine” by Campagne

Lovely Austrian terracotta bust of a mythological water nymph titled “Ondine”.  She has a captivating look and appears to have just emerged from below the water, with lily flowers and leaves in her hair and…

French Bust by Fouche

Nice quality French terracotta bust in a subtle pale bronze colour, signed by the artist – looks to be F. Fouche or possibly Foucie but it is a little unclear. Modelled towards the end of…

“Judith” by Goldscheider

Impressive and rare Orientalist terracotta bust from Goldscheider titled "Judith".  More usually seen as a statue showing her semi-naked, holding a sword behind her back (model nos. 734a and 1012a).  Here however, she is fully…

Wistful Judith

Very pretty Art Nouveau French terracotta bust “Judith”  (obviously a different Judith to the one listed previously) by the sculptor Goyeau.  This bust has quite an individual look, being uncluttered and minimalistic in appearance. The…

Goldscheider Bust by Nelson

Wonderful bust of a Nouveau maiden originally sculpted by Alphonse-Henri Nelson and produced by Fr. Goldscheider around 1900.  The title is Ondine although it has also been recorded as Oudine.  Such a classic Art Nouveau…

“Lucrece” by Villanis

Good little gold coloured plaster bust depicting the infamous Lucrezia Borgia by the sculptor Emmanuel Villanis and dating from around 1900. Her hair is upswept and tied at the back and on the front of…

Schoop for Bernhard Bloch

An unusual pair of ceramic female busts from Bernhard Bloch.  Both signed by Schoop who went on to become one of the most highly regarded sculptors for the Royal Dux factory. Two attractive ladies finished…

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