Bronze Centaur Sculpture Statue by Giovanni Bologna Greek Mythology Decor Nude

SKU: YRD-674

Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 17" X Width 15"
Marble Dimensions: Diameter 9"
Height without base:16"
Weight:24 LBS

Original or Reproduction: Reproduction

In this striking bronze sculpture, the mighty centaur charges forth from the realms of Greek mythology, wielding a formidable sword and a shield crafted from entwined snakes. The powerful hooves of the centaur make a resounding impact on the ground as he unleashes a primal yell of defiance, resonating through his human chest and mouth. The dynamic composition is further intensified by his flowing mane-like hair, adorned with feathers that trail behind, a testament to the forceful motion as he cuts through the air. The fusion of human and animal elements creates a compelling dualism, capturing the essence of a wild and untamed spirit. The meticulous craftsmanship of this handmade bronze sculpture is evident in the intricate details brought to life through the ancient method of lost-wax casting. This time-honored technique ensures the preservation of every nuance, from the sinewy muscles of the centaur to the intricate patterns on the shield of snakes. A brown patina finish adds depth and character to the sculpture, enhancing its overall visual impact. Mounted on a black marble base, the artwork gains a sturdy and elegant foundation, complementing the dynamic energy of the centaur's charge. The signature of the artist, Giovanni Bologna, further authenticates this exceptional piece, removing the European Bronze Finery stamp to maintain a timeless aesthetic. Giovanni Bologna's mastery in sculpting is exemplified in this portrayal of the centaur, a mythical being embodying both human and animalistic qualities. The sculpture not only serves as a visual spectacle but also invites contemplation of the fierce spirit and duality it represents. Displayed upon the black marble base, this bronze masterpiece becomes a commanding presence, capturing the timeless allure of Greek mythology and the skilled artistry of Giovanni Bologna.