BERNARDO BALESTRIERI BRONZE SCULPTURE AT JENNMAUR GALLERY  
     
  BERNARDO BALESTRIERI (ITALIAN 1884-1965)  
 

Balestrieri was born in Palermo and began exhibiting during the early part of the 20 th century. He is particularly known for his monument to the fallen in the Piazza Vittorio Emanuele in the town of Poggio Mireto. He exhibited 2 sculptures in 1909 and  2 more in 1910  at the Biennale of  Venice.The National Museum of Modern Art in Rome has a sculpture in their permanent collection.

Reference: Italian Sculptors by Vincenzo Vicario

 
     
 
   
Bernardo Balestrieri (Italian 1884-?) "Bimbo". Bronze bust of a child on marble base, signed, circa 1925.
Dimensions Total height 6 &1/2 inches by 6 &1/2 inches in width
   
   
     
 
Bernardo Balestrieri (Italian 1884 - 1965) "Smiling Child". Bronze sketch of a child on marble base, signed, circa 1930.
Dimensions: Total height 5 &1/4 inches.