Large Wild Bear Catching Fish Bronze Sculpture
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This bronze statue of a grizzly bear will be of keen interest to both enthusiasts of bronze statues that depict the natural world and also animal lovers of all kinds. This bronze sculpture brings to life the natural habits and feeding methods of an impressive, wild, grizzly bear.
Please take a close look at the photographs provided in order to appreciate not only the fine workmanship but also the lovely patinated gold colour that this gorgeous bronze sculpture has acquired over the years as people have touched and appreciated it.
This bronze bear has already made his catch and is holding a salmon in his mouth. Note the incredibly lifelike detailing of the green patinated salmon which contrasts beautifully with the golden brown patina of the bear. This finely crafted bronze grizzly bear is believed to date from the last quarter of the 20th century and is offered for sale in excellent condition.
Perhaps the most striking aspect of this bronze wildlife statue is its lifelike appearance - due to the meticulous attention to detail and skill that the artist has lavished on it.
As previously stated, this bronze bear sculpture is in excellent condition as we have tried to confirm with the very detailed gallery of photographs that we have supplied. There is no better way of appreciating fine works of art like this than to actually see, feel and touch them in person which you are invited to do. See below to find out how.
More Information and To View
When it comes to bronze sculptures of this quality it is always preferable to view it in person if you can. However we appreciate that this is not always possible.
You are welcome to email us or call us using the contact details shown above with any questions you might have about this bronze grizzly bear sculpture. We would also be pleased to arrange a viewing of this bronze animal sculpture and our many other bronzes at our North London warehouse and showroom. Please email us or call for an appointment to view, quoting our reference as shown above so we know which of our many bronze statues and other bronze pieces you are referring to.
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Shipping, Delivery and Return
You are looking at a very fine piece of bronze animal sculpture which requires careful packing and shipping to its final destination - your home or other location. We can pack and ship bronze sculptures to almost any destination worldwide, but we request that you please call or email for a shipping quotation before making a purchase the item so that we can fully discuss your requirements.
We ship to any mainland UK address free of charge. 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 animal statue, unless we have erroneously described the item in some material way and you do not receive what you were expecting. You must return the item in its original packaging and condition.
You are also responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that fall due outside the European Union.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 67 x Width 51 x Depth 110
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 2 inches x Width 1 foot, 8 inches x Depth 3 feet, 7 inches
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: 06792
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