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Stunning & Lifelike Bronze Mastiff Dog Sculpture Valton

Stunning & Lifelike Bronze Mastiff Dog Sculpture Valton Sold
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This wonderful bronze sculpture of a mastiff dog will be a sure fire hit with animal and dog lovers everywhere. Beautifully crafted, it shows a mastiff dog jumping on a fence with a quizzical look as if he has just caught sight of rabbit and is about to give chase.

The sculptor has really managed to capture the musculature of the dog and its strong back haunches making it a very lifelike bronze dog statue. This bronze statue of a mastiff dog is set on a marble base and is a recast of an original by ‘C Valton’ whose signature it bears.

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Dimensions in cm:

Height 22 x Width 25 x Depth 16 & Weight 6.05 kg

Dimensions in inches:

Height 9 inches x Width 10 inches x Depth 6 inches & Weight 13.3 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.

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