Italian school, follower of Desiderio da Settignano (1428-1464): Portrait bust of Marietta Strozzi, polychrome decorated terracotta, 20th C.

H 64,2 - L 46,2 cm (with stand)

H 52,5 - L 43 cm (without stand)


The upper left arm with some marks, but rather difficult to read. The bust based on a 15th-C. example, nowadays part of the collection of the Staatliche Museen in Berlin. Marietta was seen as one of the most beautiful women of her time. (link and link)



- A.V. Coonin, 'The most elusive woman in Renaissance art: a portrait of Marietta Strozzi', in: Artibus et Historiae, XXX, 59, 2009, 99. 41-64.


Estimate: € 200 - € 400