Eternal Idol (1889) by Auguste Rodin Romantic Bronze Sculpture Statue on Marble Base
Total Dimensions: Height 14'' x Width 11'' Approximate Weight: 25 LBS Original Reproduction: ReproductionThis is a bronze rendition of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin's,"Eternal Idol" (1889). This is masterful sculpture honoring the love between two souls. It shows the carnal embrace of the body that owns the beloved soul of all you love, of the one you idol, above all else like a deity, ceaselessly. It is well known that his clandestine lover, as well as his fellow famous sculptor-colleague, Camille Claudel, was often a source of inspiration and model behind his works of art. To best describe the emotion evoked through this piece, it is best to let the artist words speak,"My very dearest down on both knees before your beautiful body which I embrace.” - Letter from Rodin to Camille Claudel (1844). The writer Rainer Maria Rilke wrote the following about the Eternal Idol: "Always the same enchanting strength. You dare not assign a single meaning to it (as is so often the case with Rodin). It has thousands of meanings. This mastery was cast using the antiquated technique of lost-wax casting and stained with a brown patina finish. This heart-piercing sculpture is mounted upon a black marble base with the artist Auguste Rodin's signature.
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The bronze Pieta is an extra ordinary replica of the original sculpture which I have observed at St. Peter's Basical at the Vaticn in Rome. It is the centerpiece of my bronze collection, and it's 15"hieght is t ruly awe inspiring. At the original price it was a fair to good price. At the 50% sale price I considered it an amazing bargain...
Excellent sculptures for excellent price ! Thank you
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Very good piece of art
What a sculpture it looks like the Stag is in my house. I love it.
As far as weight, I meant to say, "NOT debilitatingly so"
I absolutely love this piece, it sits on display prominently in my home. It's quality is top notch, and ofcourse very heavy as it's bronze. But debilitating so. Packaging as always couldn't have been better. Every piece I've ever purchased from bronzhaus has always been well packaged and high quality.
Thank you to the artist aswell. I own several of their pieces.
I’m very pleased with details
Pose and quality
This is a beautiful work of art. I did have a problem, however. The sculpture was received upside down because no marking on the box to keep any side up. Three of the wings of the eagle on the left side facing were bent inward and out of alignment with the rest of the wings. I had to straighten them using blocks and a very large c-clamp to move the wings without cracking. I didn't refuse the delivery because it wasn't the carrier's fault that it was received in this condition. The packaging is otherwise great to try to protect the sculpture. Overall, I'm pleased it arrived in one piece and looks great after repair!
I just received the Indian Eagle sculpture...it is breathtaking. The detail and elegance of the piece surpasses my expectation. I hope to purchase the companion piece in the very near future.
An absolutely beautiful piece of art that truly makes me happy! As a retired Colonel in the USAF, the Eagle is a symbol of my service, and having this one just feels right - great work, great packaging, and fast shipment.
I like it alot, I wish you had a larger version of this.
It's a very nice dragon sculpture. Got it for my daughter's birthday. I think she'll love it.
Love this beautiful...and beautifully made sculpture
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