MAN ON A HORSE by Fernando Botero Bronze Statue Sculpture Marble Base 15" x 10"

SKU: DS-288
Total Dimensions: Height 15'' x Width 10''
Approximate Weight: 15 LBS
Original Reproduction: Reproduction
The curvy young man rides a rather large horse, with his head titled turned to the side. The composition recalls the Classical sense yet adopts a modern abstract flair that gives his body an added emphasis on his curvaceousness. He seems to coyly look away as if blushing due to the gushing admiration he gets from the beholder witnessing his body. The bronze sculpture was captured using the ancient method of lost-wax casting and finished with a brown patina stain for preservation. He is mounted upon a black marble base with the artist Botero's signature.

Customer Reviews

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Man on a horse

This is a nice medium-scale copy of the famous Botero statue. It is very well done. I ordered two statues as gifts, but needed to return one because it had some noticeable defects. While ordering and getting the order from Bronzhaus is easy and quick, returning a statue is pain in the butt because it takes weeks to get any reply from the Bronzhaus and weeks to process your return. My impression is that Customer service looses any interest in you after you placed an order and your credit card was charged. You can call them any number of times you can, but they would never answer or call you back. So 5 stars for the statue, 1 star for the customer service.


What material are your sculptures made out of?

All of our sculptures are made from100% hot cast bronze, and handmade in the ancient lost wax casting method. We never sell cheap cold cast sculptures or resins!

What is the difference between hot cast and cold cast bronzes?

Hot cast bronze is created by pouring a molten metal mixture into a mold.  Before the metal can be poured, our artists must first create the mold on a medium such as clay, rubber, or wood.  Each mold allows for a limited number of pours, and therefore a limited amount of sculptures can be created in any given round of production before the mold is destroyed and the artist must create a new mold.

Cold cast is actually made from resins and plastics which are painted over. They are cheaper, lighter, and less durable.

Generally speaking, hot cast bronzes are very time consuming and limited in their production, whereas cold cast resins can be mass produced and are inexpensive to create.

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