The bust represents the well-known humanist in the last years of his life.
Sculpted head of Annibale Caro by Antonio Calcagni, 15621572
© V&A Picture Library
- Bronze & marble Dimensions: 77 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,000 ( Total: £3,000; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
- K J Hewett
Over and above its considerable historical interest, the bust is a work of great psychological penetration and splendid decorative effect.