Wax bas-relief representing Socrates in profile.... - Lot 85 - Ader

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Wax bas-relief representing Socrates in profile.... - Lot 85 - Ader
Wax bas-relief representing Socrates in profile. The philosopher holds a parchment in front of him with the inscriptions: NUR KONNER WERDEN DISES SAGEN, WAS SIE AN DIESER ARBEIT HABEN. UND VON GROSSER HERREN GELD LEBEN KUNSTLER IN DER WELT. WANN GROSSE BRINGEN KUNST FLO / SO KOMT DES KUNSTLERS GEIS / UN (Only connoisseurs will say what is in their work. And the artists of the world live on the money of great men. When great men join artistic currents, artists become guests); in a blackened wooden moulded frame. Germany, Berlin, Leonhard Posch (1750 - 1831), early 19th century H: 19.5 cm, L: 17 cm (small border accidents) Leonhard Posch is an Austrian medallist who moved to Berlin at the beginning of the 19th century. He creates many profiles of either the aristocracy or musicians, scholars or philosophers.
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