Description & Technical information

Filippo Biganzoli created the sculpture of Alexander von Humboldt for the first International Exhibition in the USA, which was held in Philadelphia in 1876.

Date:  1873
Period:  19th century
Origin:  Milan

Signed lower left "Biganzoli F." and inscribed at the base "A. Humboldt".

Dimensions: 93 cm (36⁵/₈ inches)

United States Centennial Commission. International Exhibition 1876. Official
Catalogue. Part II, Art Gal­lery, Annexes, and Outdoor Works of Art, Dep. IV. - Art., 2nd edition., Philadelphia 1876, p. 118.

Allgemeines Lexikon der Bildenden Künstler, Thieme, Becker (Ed.), Leipzig 1910, vol. 4, p. 19.

Exhibitions: International Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876
Categories: Sculpture