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A characteristic piece of Neoclassical sculpture which the gallery is bringing to BRAFA is this marble bust by the Italian sculptor Adamo Tadolini (1788-1868), who worked with Antonio Canova in Rome.

The subject is the Russian Count Nikolai Demidov, one of the most successful industrialists of his time as well as a philanthropist.

The count probably met the sculptor in Rome in 1823, and Tadolini produced this work a few years later. It is priced in the region of €35,000.