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Gaetano Martinez bronze sculpture

Young seated woman

Young seated woman bronze sculpture signed on the base Gaetano Martinez Rome. A work that can be placed between the 1920s and 1930s by the Lecce sculptor Gaetano Martinez (Galatina, LE,1892 - Rome,1951), who was active for most of his life in the Italian capital. Written opinion by Prof. Alfonso Panzetta
Art historian - Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna - Department of Sculpture

Period 1930sHeight 11 ¹³/₁₆ with base inWidth 5 ³³/₆₄ with marble base inDepth 5 ³³/₆₄ in Categories ,


Gaetano Martinez was born in Galatina (Le) in1892. He was a self-taught sculptor. Martinez took part in the Venice International Art Biennial for the first time in 1928, exhibiting  Lampada senza luce (Lamp without Light) and then in all subsequent exhibitions until the XXIII in 1942, the year in which he had his own room. He exhibited at the 3rd Roman Biennale, showing Fanciulla and Il vinto, and at the 4th Roman Quadrennial and many other official exhibitions. His marble bust of Filippo Turati is conserved in the Chamber of Deputies in Rome. He died in Rome in 1951.

Technical Details

Materials bronze, marblePeriod 1930sCreatore Gaetano MartinezOrigin From a private collectionConditions good condition
Height 11 ¹³/₁₆ with base inWidth 5 ³³/₆₄ with marble base inDepth 5 ³³/₆₄ in

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