After the Antique, from the Parthenon, on public view in the British Museum Ferdinand Barbedienne, French, 10 January 1810 – 21 March 1892 Stamped F. Barbedienne Fondeur and Réduction Mécanique A. Collas Two Fates, Clotho, seated, holding a spindle and Atropos, lying, holding a scroll and a pair of scissors.
Known variously as the Florentine Wild Boar and Il Porcellino (Little Piglet), this full size lost wax cast bronze fountain by the Florentine foundry Ferdinando Marinelli is a replica of the original. He was commissioned by Ferdinando II dei Medici from Giambologna’s one-time assistant Pietro Tacca (1577-1640). The model being based on the Antique, the animal plant and insect strewn base is pure Renaissance invention and forms a pool for the water to collect from the boar’s mouth. His nose, like
Sculptor & artist Tim Rawlins is deeply concerned with the balance of our world. His bronze world is cast with plaques symbolising the scarring of mans impact on the tectonic plates of our world. A hole in the globe portrays how possible, we may be able to look within & find a way to treat our planet in a kinder, more sympathetic way. This unique bronze sculpture is beautiful and thoughtful. Bronze Contemporary Sculpture Abstract Sculpture Abstract Abstract Contemporary British Gallery Favourite
A ‘Black Forest’ walnut version of the Lion of Lucerne, the recumbent lion sleeping with his paws crossed. Swiss, circa 1890. Footnote: For a drawing and a similar example see Arenski, Daniels and Daniels, ‘Swiss Carvings, The Art of the ‘Black Forest’ 1820-1940’ Woodbridge 2005; p98, pl 146-147. The Lion of Lucerne was created by Bertel Thorvaldsen as the memorial for the members of the Swiss Guard who were killed defending the royal family during the French revolution in 1792.
This 19th Century marble sculpture demonstrates an almost virtuosic command of detail and expressiveness. It was made in Italy in the 19th Century, by the sculptor G. Anderson, about whom little is known, and is a sculpture of two lovers sitting outside on a tree stump.
Continental School, early 20th century, Continental School, early 20th century possibly German, the lead cast sculpture modelled as a tall and elongated Madonna in a kneeling position holding out a circular dish, with unusually long fingers, wearing a rounded collar gown with draped sleeves, on a black painted wooden base, 58 cm high x 43 cm wide
A beautifully patinated 360 degree piece from the Black Mountains studio of Tim Rawlins. There are many visions of relationships and in this piece Rawlins has captured the essence of its meaning. His couple sit back to back looking forward, connected to each other in a loving embrace. The imagery is strong in this bronze sculpture and exemplifies the artists ability to distill complexity into a seemingly simple image. Numbered 6 of 8 Bronze, weight 4.5 kg Contemporary Sculpture Sculpture Figurat
This alluring bronze depicts the full-length figure of a young lady who, swathed in draped clothing, looks downward toward a basket of flowers hung about her waist. The circular base upon which she stands is naturalistically cast as a forest woodland with flowers and foliage all around her feet.
Using the lost wax technique, all Danusia's bronzes are one-off originals Free standing. Rests on carbonised oak block "The ripped raw edges of Elizabeth Frink; the measured smoothness of Barbara Hepworth; the enigmatic form of Giacometti.; the pared down simplicity of naive folk art." Contemporary Sculpture Figurative Figurative Natural History New Listings Interior Design Affordable Art Contemporary British
These graceful sculptures were created in the late 19th Century by the prestigious French sculptor, Auguste Moreau (1834-1917). Auguste was born into a family of artists, which included his father Jean-Baptiste and his two older brothers Hippotyle and Mathurin. Auguste produced beautiful, naturalistic sculptures, often with an allegorical or pastoral subject matter. He exhibited his work regularly at the Paris Salon from 1861-1913. These items are signed ‘Aug Moreau’.
The small well-cast dark patinated bronze portrait busts of Greek philosophers, after the antique, each on circular turned socles, surviving from the early part of the nineteenth century and the Grand Tour period.
After Paolo Troubetzkoy (1866 - 1938) a bronze figural group of a horse and rider, After Paolo Troubetzkoy (1866 - 1938) a bronze figural group of a horse and rider the figure modelled with his arm raised in the air, whilst his horse bucks beneath him, 40 cm x 28 cm