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Classical Woman Bookend

Prop your books up with this elegant bookend. This piece is a reproduction of the head from Rudolph Schadow's 'The Spinner'. 

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Living etc, 13 June 2019

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£60.00
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Dimensions 23cm
Fabric & material Plaster
SKU 12085937

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Service Update (updated 19 March 2020)

We want to make sure your order reaches you as safely as possible. Therefore, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, all orders will be dispatched once the RA has reopened. We will be in touch once the RA has reopened and once your order has been dispatched. 

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Updated 19 May 2020

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Product story

Rudolph Schadow (1786 – 1822) was a German born sculptor, who travelled to Italy at the age of 10 to begin his artistic education. Schadow's style was greatly influenced by the work of Antonio Canova and Bertel Thorvaldsen.
This piece is a reproduction of the head from Rudolph Schadow’s 'The Spinner'. Schadow’s sculpture depicts a young girl spinning, which proved to be extremely popular among those visiting Rome in the early 1800's.

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