Beautiful Bronze Sculpture of a Classical Boy A Moreau
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This is a wonderful bronze sculpture of a boy after the style of A Moreau and bears his replica signature. The piece touchingly depicts a young classical cherub-like boy in a loincloth holding a twig on which two birds are perched.
He is looking down at them with a finger in the air as if he is imparting some very important information to them. The two little birds are looking up at him with rapt attention. He is stood next to a beautifully rendered tree stump and overall the piece has an exquisite charm that is sure to grace any location that you choose to display it.
This bronze sculpture of a boy is a hot cast recast of an original by Moreau and stands on a very high quality black marble base. Dating from the last quarter of the 20th century the piece is in excellent condition. Please check the photos in the image gallery to see this for yourself. Please do take a few moments to review this lovely bronze sculpture of a boy as it shows fantastic attention to detail and depicts an enchanting innocence which few will fail to appreciate.
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Dimensions in cm:
Height 72 x Width 33 x Depth 28 & Weight 17 kg
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 4 inches x Width 1 foot, 1 inch x Depth 11 inches & Weight 37.5 lbs
Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)
was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.
While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.
Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.
The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).
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The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.
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Our reference: 01069
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