Luca Burzio
Luca Burzio
Luca Burzio
38 Dover Street, W1S 4NL
Londra (ES)
T +44 750 257 1587

Some of the rediscovered works by Laura and Luca Burzio, exhibited in last eight years between London, Paris, Bruxelles, Maastricht and New York have found their home in several important private collections around for continents including North America, Australia, Europe and Asia but most notably in twelve international public institutions including: The Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi (UAE); the Chicago Art Institute, the Detroit Institute of Art, the Museum of Fine Art in Houston, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, the Virginia Museum of fine arts and the Toledo Museum of Art (USA); the Reitz Foundation in Helsinki (FIN); the Musée de la ville d'Ajaccio and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London (UK)

G.B.Galletti. Una table en commode per il Re dal primo ebanista di corte.

La commode da centro di Vittorio Amedeo III. Palazzo Reale di Torino, 1788.

An important neoclassical Genoese console table

1785 c
Carved and gilt wood, green marble verde Alpi, 37,8 x 52,8 x 27,6 in

An Italian carved and gilded wood console table, with a rectangular Verde Alpi marble top above a rich moulding border, the frieze centred by a rectangular boss applied with a lion mask, flanked by panels cast with scrolling foliage and flowers. The four obelisk-shaped legs are richly carved with typically neoclassical motifs and applied lions heads, acanthus leaves, on leaf-carved capitals feet. Executed with its pair for the Giustiniani family in Genoa around 1785 by the same workshop active for the Marquises Spinola in Acqui Terme as a set of four including one sold the 10th of March 1999 in Sothebys London , lot 198, Giuseppe Rossi collection.

(Asti 1745 - Turin 1820)

The Bonzanigo self portrait

Wood micro sculpture in limewood, walnut,tulipwood, ebony and fruitwood., 25 x 23 in

the oval central medallion with a profile portrait of the artist, framed by a banded and beaded oval moulding surrounded by a thin laurel wreath issuing from acanthus scrolls flanking a lion mask; below the medallion an inscribed tablet "JOSEPH MARIE BONZANIGO . SCVLPTEVR . DU ROI DE SARDAIGNE"; from the rinceaux by the acanthus two garlands with silhouetted coins link to two upright vases issuing foliate wreaths and supported by a platform of fruits and wheat sheaves; carved 1786 to one coin to left hand side;the corners with profile portraits with further smaller silhouette portraits, each side with three further medallion portraits about other artists and Bonzanigo’s royal colleagues, interspersed by lozenge panels with trophies related to Sculpture, engraving, silversmith, plastering, design and Architecture, all on a dark ground with an entwined vine frieze centred by cord topped by tied ribbon; the whole in a glazed frame.