Stunning Bronze Sculpture Archer Mythology Eros Cupid
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This is a subject that never loses its popularity with artists, sculptors or indeed with the art loving public and we know that lovers of Greek mythology will be delighted to be offered such a fine piece as this certainly is and at a very affordable price.
We are unfortunately unable to attribute this piece to any particular artist or sculptor but it does bear a signature on the base which is, unfortunately, rather indistinct - please refer to the images for more information about the signature and the piece on general.
When looking at the photographs in details you will note that this piece is extremely lifelike with the standard of modelling being of the highest order.
This lovely bronze statue of Eros is a very distinctive piece that is sure to be the centre of attention wherever you choose to place it.
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Dimensions in cm:
Height 42 x Width 21 x Depth 16 & Weight 6.3 kg
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot, 4 inches x Width 8 inches x Depth 6 inches & Weight 13.9 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: 02907