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Bust of Theodore von Karman

Bronze bust on black granite base, commissioned by Gabriel Giannini.

Sculptor Gualberto Rocchi (b. 1914), born in Milan, is famous for his portrait and figurative sculptures of many world renowned figures. His method is to model the sculpture using clay, which is then cast in plaster, and finally founded into bronze.

ID: 1989-00323
Rocchi, Gualberto

Creation Jan. 1, 1955

MEDIUM: Bronze; FORMAT: Bust; LENGTH: 21 inches tall, approx.; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Art

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