This sculpture is in perfectcondition. Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 15 x Width 12Marble Dimensions: 6.5 x 5.5Height without base: 14Weight :12 LBSInventory : 27xn22885972 Cellini? S bronze sculpture of Perseus Beheading the Medusa was the defining masterpiece of the Florentine sculptor? Much has been written about it but, of particular interest, is Michael Cole? In which he relates how this was the first major bronze sculpture cast in Florence for half a century. 1 The story goes that as Perseus slit the Medusa? S neck, the winged horse Pegasus sprang from her blood and flew up to Zeus in the heavens, thus becoming a symbol for poetic inspiration. In that sense the gushing blood, a notably new element in Cellini? S conception, symbolizes creation and the creative process. The bronze sculpture was molded using the ancient method of lost-wax casting and finished with a brown patina tarnish. The sculpture is mounted upon a black variegated marble base with the artist Aldo Vitaleh signature. This item is in the category “Art\Art Sculptures”. The seller is “bronze_brilliance” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Sculpture
- Format: Statue nude