ZOCCHI, Emilio
(b. 1835, Firenze, d. 1913, Firenze)


Marble, height 51 cm
Private collection

Emilio Zocchi's best-known work was his much copied Michelangelo Giovinetto, which showed the artistic genius as a young boy wearing a sculptor's apron as he bends low in concentration over a carved head, hammer and chisel in hand. Here Zocchi portrays the great Renaissance sculptor in maturity.

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