Renaissance painters and sculptors of renown worked in ateliers with students, apprentices, and trained artists at hand. These studio-workers are the source of many paintings and sculptures referred to at auction or in literature as: ‘from the workshop of’ or ‘in the style of’ or ‘from the circle of’.
The walls of these workshops were filled with plaster casts of classic sculpture. Casts of busts, hands, feet, legs, arms, torsos. Articulated wood models of the human form and of horses were in demand for everyday use.
In our time antique art models have always been in demand by cognoscenti for their esoteric presence. Sculpted in wood, elaborately jointed and movable. Highly expressive, they love to convey a message! In style and classic taste…
3.5" x 14.5" x 13.5"