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Attractive Bronze of Prize Winning Bull on Marble Base

Attractive Bronze of Prize Winning Bull on Marble Base
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  • Attractive Bronze of Prize Winning Bull on Marble Base
  • Attractive Bronze of Prize Winning Bull on Marble Base
  • Attractive Bronze of Prize Winning Bull on Marble Base
  • Attractive Bronze of Prize Winning Bull on Marble Base
  • Attractive Bronze of Prize Winning Bull on Marble Base
  • Attractive Bronze of Prize Winning Bull on Marble Base
  • Attractive Bronze of Prize Winning Bull on Marble Base
  • Attractive Bronze of Prize Winning Bull on Marble Base
  • Attractive Bronze of Prize Winning Bull on Marble Base
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Price: £650.00
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This is a magnificently sculpted bronze bull sculpture is a wonderful example of how life like a bronze animal statue can be.

This large piece shows a proud bull standing his ground and showing off his incredible musculature. His rear haunches are perfectly proportioned in relation to his powerful chest and there is no doubt that this finely formed beast is a prize winner.

Dating from the last quarter of the 20th century, this bronze bull sculpture is a hot cast recast of an original by Marcel Debut and it bears his replica signature on the base. It stands on a very attractive marble base and is in excellent condition. Please take a moment to review the photographs in our image gallery to confirm the condition of this bronze bull sculpture and to appreciate the fine artistry and craftsmanship that has gone into its production.

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You are also accountable for any customs duties or local taxes that fall due outside the European Union for the shipping of this bronze animal sculpture.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 34 x Width 48 x Depth 19 & Weight 17.25 kg

Dimensions in inches:

Height 1 foot, 1 inch x Width 1 foot, 7 inches x Depth 7 inches & Weight 38.0 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).

Satinwood

is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.

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.

It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.

Our reference: 01562

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