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Meditation - Item #58

$ 120.00



9 Inches High

A sweet depiction of an angel whose legs hang over the edge of the surface where it is seated. Our antique P.P. Caproni & Brother catalogs identified the artist as Pietro Ghiloni. However, there were two artists with that name during the turn of the 20th century: the Italian sculptor, decorator, and marble worker who was active in New York and New Orleans (1864-1932), and the sculptor who was also an assistant to sculptor George Grey Barnard. There is not much information to be found on either artist.


Artist: Pietro Ghiloni

Museum: Unknown

Time Period: Modern, early 20th century

1911 Catalog ID # - 2877A



Encyclopaedia of New Orleans Artists, 1718-1918. Editors John A. Mahé II, Rosanne McCaffrey; assistant editors Charles S. Buchanan et. al.; general editor Patricia Brady Schmit, The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1987, pp. 156. Artprice,

"The Marble Shooter 1925 Atlantic City Marble Tournament Trophy Pietro Ghiloni." WorthPoint,

"Pietro Ghiloni." askART.