Retrato de NiñoAprendiz - Retrato de niño (1874)

Apprentice - Child Portrait (1874)

Made in bronze. Caster brand: Fundición Artística Masriera y Camping S. A., Barcelona.
Size: 43 x 26 x 26
Signed and dated on the left side: "G. Suñol/Roma 1874"
(Donated by Monstserrat Batlló y Francesc Rocamora, in memory of Ramon Batlló,1925.)
(Ramon Batlló was a friend and patron of Suñol's family)
Although there is no document supporting this, is a familiar tradition to attribute the model who inspired the original work to a young apprentice who was in charge of looking after the workshop when the artist was in Rome.