Stunning and Lifelike Bronze Elephant Sculpture Milo
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This is one for animal lovers everywhere. This amazingly lifelike bronze elephant sculpture depicts a distinguished old elephant standing with a bent leg as if he is about to start lying down.
The artist has magnificently captured the essence of the old animal, whose beautifully rendered wrinkled skin, a bit baggy on the legs, shows the age of this venerable beast.
This lovely bronze elephant sculpture is a recast of an original by the famous bronze maker Milo and the piece bears his replica signature. Standing on an attractive marble base, this bronze animal sculpture is in excellent condition. Please take a few moments to look at the images in our photo gallery to appreciate the detailed modelling of this fine bronze elephant sculpture and to verify its condition.
It has been recast using the ‘lost wax’ or ‘cire-perdu’ hotcast method of bronze making. This has produced an extremely high quality piece that truly does justice to the majesty of the mighty elephant.
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Dimensions in cm:
Height 23 x Width 29 x Depth 16 & Weight 7.5 kg
Dimensions in inches:
Height 9 inches x Width 11 inches x Depth 6 inches & Weight 16.5 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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Our reference: 02429