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Wild Bear Catching Fish Bronze Sculpture After Milo

Wild Bear Catching Fish Bronze Sculpture After Milo
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  • Wild Bear Catching Fish Bronze Sculpture After Milo
  • Wild Bear Catching Fish Bronze Sculpture After Milo
  • Wild Bear Catching Fish Bronze Sculpture After Milo
  • Wild Bear Catching Fish Bronze Sculpture After Milo
  • Wild Bear Catching Fish Bronze Sculpture After Milo
  • Wild Bear Catching Fish Bronze Sculpture After Milo
  • Wild Bear Catching Fish Bronze Sculpture After Milo
Ref:02898
Price: £270.00
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A bronze statue of a wild bear, recast from the artist’s original depicting the magnificent bear in the act of catching a fish. This is an interesting and lifelike bronze sculpture of a wild grizzly bear with a fish in his mouth.

This bronze statue dates from the latter quarter of the 20th century.

The lost wax method of casting these bronzes is very good at retaining a high level of detail and that is certainly the case here. A close inspection will reveal the quality of the modelling to the creature's head and body and the wonderful rendition of its fur. The unfortunate fish is also nicely modelled and adds a note of natural reality to the piece.

The bronze bear is set upon an attractive marble base and bears a replica signature of Milo. A closer look at the pictures will convince you that we are being very straightforward when we describe it as being in excellent condition and on sale at a very reasonable price.

To View this Bronze Sculpture of a Grizzly Bear

Try, if you can, to visit our north London warehouse in order to view this bronze grizzly bear sculpture, along with our wide range of other bronze animal sculptures and other decorative bronze items that we have in stock. If you intend to make a special journey to see this item, please call first to ensure that this bronze bear statue is still available and has not been sold. Please be sure to give us the item reference number shown above when getting in touch so we know which of our many animal bronze sculptures you are referring to.

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We also open on occasional Saturdays – please confirm your visit first before making the trip on a Saturday as we do not want you to be disappointed.

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Shipping, Delivery and Returns

You are looking at a fine bronze animal statue. It will require expert packing and shipping in order to reach your location securely and safely. We can ship this bronze sculpture of a grizzly bear to almost any location worldwide and we will be delighted to take care of the packing for you, but please do call or email for a shipping quote first, before purchasing this bronze wildlife statue so that we can fully meet your shipping requirements. We ship completely free of charge to any mainland UK address.

If you are not satisfied with the item we offer a 14-day money back guarantee in accordance with the Distance Selling Regulations. You will be responsible for the return shipping fees for this bronze wildlife sculpture of a grizzly bear unless we have erroneously described the item in some material way and you do not receive the item as described. You must return the piece in its original packaging and condition.

You are also responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that fall due outside the European Union for the shipping of this bronze bear statue.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 12 x Width 20 x Depth 8 & Weight 1.7 kg

Dimensions in inches:

Height 5 inches x Width 8 inches x Depth 3 inches & Weight 3.7 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: 02898

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