Lot 406

Large bust of Ludwig van Beethoven's
terracotta, dark brown engobed. Portrait bust of the young pensive
composer on a rocky, stylised base.
Hairline fracture. Model Robrecht. Model no. 122; artist's mark; workshop mark with the words "Verboden Namaak" (= prohibited to imitate) and "Deposé". H. 44.2 cm.
A dark brown engobed terracotta bust of Ludwig van Beethoven. Hairline crack.
Manfacturer's mark.
Belgium. Sint-Niklaas. Van de Velde. Around 1900.