A L'Inconnue de la Seine 19th Century death mask by Gebruder Micheli, Berlin

An outstanding antique plaster death mask of L’Inconnue de la Seine (the Mona Lisa of the Seine- a young, drowned, unknown woman pulled from the water in the late 1800s).


Made by top caster Gebruder Micheli of Berlin.


A beautiful and authentic piece with good provenance. Late 19th Century.


This death mask has a fascinating history inspiring artists, novelists and poets, and later became the basis for resuscitation Anne.



31cm length

21cm width

16cm protrusion


Condition: Where there are specific points to note we will detail these as far as possible but please be aware that all our items have wear commensurate with age and are as seen in the photographs. If you require any specific information please do not hesitate to get in contact.



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