TORSO OF PUTTI
38 cm (h)
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František Ignác Platzer was a Czech late Baroque sculptor and carver, a member of the family of carvers from Western Bohemia. He trained in Vienna and founded a large workshop in Prague, which supplied entire sets of carving and stone sculptures for churches, monasteries, castles, and chateau gardens throughout Bohemia, for more than 150 years, until the beginning of the 20th century.
According to the quality of the sculpture with the analogy with Platzer's putti sculptures with typical proportions and processing of curls, it is probably the work of an important Czech sculptor, who is most reminiscent of a group of sculptures at the entrance gate of Prague Castle in front of Matthias Gate. Platzer's work is characterized by bodily sensuality and fullness of forms - the author has succeeded in combining the domestic high baroque tradition with Viennese classicism.