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P PASQUALE ROMANELLI (1812-1887) Full Bio

A Marble Figure of Ruth Gleaning

P PASQUALE ROMANELLI (1812-1887) Full Bio

A Marble Figure of Ruth Gleaning

REF No. B62896

Italy, 1870

H   114 cm | 44 in

The base inscribed 'Prof. P. Romanelli. Firenze'.

Pasquale Romanelli was a pupil of Luigi Pampaloni and Lorenzo Bartolini in Florence. He subsequently became Bartolini’s collaborator and continued his studio on the latter’s death. Romanelli achieved notoriety in his own right, executing numerous public monuments in his native Italy, as well as exhibiting both in Paris and London. He was particularly renowned for his sensuous treatment of mythological, allegorical and biblical female figures. Romanelli, exhibited a figure of Ruth, at the Paris Salon in 1851.

Artist Biography

Pasquale Romanelli was a pupil of Luigi Pampaloni and Lorenzo Bartolini in Florence. He subsequently became Bartolini’s collaborator and continued his studio on the latter’s death. Romanelli achieved notoriety in his own right, executing numerous public monuments in his native Italy, as well as exhibiting both in Paris and London. He was particularly renowned for his sensuous treatment of mythological, allegorical and biblical female figures. Romanelli, exhibited a figure of Ruth, at the Paris Salon in 1851.

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