Sculpted head of Annibale Caro by Antonio Calcagni

The bust represents the well-known humanist in the last years of his life.

Details

Medium:
Bronze & marble
Dimensions:
77 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £3,000; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1963
Vendor:
K J Hewett

Over and above its considerable historical interest, the bust is a work of great psychological penetration and splendid decorative effect.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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