Signed Clodion Centaurs Abducting Nude Woman Bronze Statue Mythical Sculpture

SKU: YRD-220
1 in stock

Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 17" X Width 15"
Marble Dimensions: Diameter 10"
Height without base:16"
Weight:27 LBS

Original or Reproduction: Reproduction

This captivating bronze sculpture tells the dramatic tale of Nessus, a renowned centaur from Greek mythology, as he carries a nude woman on his back. Centaurs, beings with the upper body of a human and the lower body of a horse, symbolized a complex mix of qualities in Greek mythology, ranging from chaos and unbridled passion to honor, moderation, and tempered masculinity. Nessus, in particular, is famous for his ill-fated attempt to kidnap Deianira, the wife of Heracles (Hercules), which ultimately led to his demise at the hands of the Greek hero. The exquisite craftsmanship of this sculpture is achieved through the timeless lost wax casting method, ensuring meticulous attention to detail and intricate artistry. Every aspect of this piece, from Nessus' muscular form to the delicate portrayal of the woman, is a testament to the artist's skill and dedication. Mounted on a sleek black marble base, this sculpture becomes a striking centerpiece, adding both grace and beauty to any space it graces. It is signed by the artist "Clodion," further enhancing its quality and collectible value. Whether you are a mythology enthusiast, art connoisseur, or simply appreciate the beauty of classical tales brought to life in bronze, this sculpture of Nessus and the woman is a compelling addition to your collection. It captures the essence of Greek mythology's rich narratives and the artistry of an ancient technique, ensuring it becomes a conversation-worthy focal point in your home or office.