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Nina Leen1901

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Triangular bust, cast in bronze, is suggestive of an ancient Egyptian pharoh. Pericle Fazzini reduced head and shoulders to simple shapes to convey an effect of nobility and serenity. The head is hollow and open at the top so that light can shinethrough the eyes and around nose and give an impression of vitality.

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Details

  • Date: 1901
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Sculpture, Art, Pericle Fazzini, Fazzini, Pericle, 1900s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Nina Leen
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_754692
  • Credits: LIFE

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