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Sick Boy
Sick Boy
Sick Boy
Sick Boy
Sick Boy
Sick Boy
Sick Boy

Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

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To achieve tactile and pictorial effects Rosso experimented with the fragile medium of wax over plaster. One of his most successful compositions, this head was cast in an edition of at least 17 waxes and bronzes.

National Museum Cardiff

Title

Sick Boy

Date

1895

Medium

wax & plaster

Measurements

H 27.9 x W 18 x D 13.3 cm

Accession number

A 2522

Acquisition method

purchased from Lord's Gallery, 1975

Work type

Bust

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