The patina used in this sculpture is of the highest quality, ensuring its lasting beauty for generations to come. The rich and warm brown flesh tones are achieved through the skillful application of a carefully blended patina on the bronze.This meticulous process results in a realistic and captivating finish that adds to the charm of the sculpture. The bronze proudly bears Chiparus's signature at the base, a mark of authenticity and craftsmanship. Cast in Europe using the famous "lost wax method", this sculpture is a testament to the precision and artistic talent involved in its creation. The attention to detail, from the head to the torso and the position of the hands, highlights the authenticity of this recasting of the original sculpture.