c19th large white marble bust of hurricane jessie

C19th large white marble bust of Hurricane Jessie


| $1,198 USD | €1,020 EUR

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A 19th century Italian large white marble bust of Jessie White Mario ' Hurricane Jessie '  The very heavy and large bust with notation to the neck and having wide shoulders with detailed face and chest. Measures 72cms high x 48cms wide. Hurricane Jessie was a nurse to General Giuseppe Garibaldi's soldiers in four wars.  She researched living conditions in subterranean Naples and working conditions in Sicily sulphur mines. She wrote copiously (in English and Italian) as both a journalist and a biographer having  written biographies of Giuseppe Garibaldi and Giuseppe Mazzini, to be sure; but also biographies of Dr. Agostino Bertani, Carlo Cattaneo (with Alberto Mario), Giuseppe Dolfo, Alberto Mario (with Giosuč Carducci), Giovanni Nicotera. She was gathering material for several more at the time of her death
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Height = 72 cm (29")
Width = 48 cm (19")
Depth = 30 cm (12")

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