If you have any questions please contact us. This sculpture is in perfect condition. Bronze dimensions with marble base: height 16" x width 6 1/2" marble dimensions: diameter 6" height without base: 14.5" weight:nbsp;10 lbs inventory: 29yrd11144792. Wins the prize for Roma in 1863, the same year he created and exhibited the plaster version of the snake charmer.The snake charmer was to become one of the most popular works of bourgeois, as confirmed by the numerous reductions that were made, as this one. The sculpture reflects the vast debate within the academic art that revolved around the domination of the classical ideal. Several artists have tried to broaden the notion of classical ideal, for example by representing Africans and others of colour. The rialle critic thus discussed this work and similar works at the Salon of 1863: we begin to turn away from academic errors by doing ethnographic sculpture. He introduces art into a new field, namely science and therefore the idea; then he opens new horizons by giving new subjects and reveals beauty in all its aspects and in all climates; finally he generates a new poetry. Bourgeois won the Roma Prize in 1863, the same year he created and exhibited the plaster version of the snake charmer. The rialle critic thus discussed this work and works similar to the s. Increase your sales abroad with the global webinterpret list solution. The item "signed snake charmer by bourgeois bronze sculpture marble base work" has been on sale since Friday, September 24, 2021. It is in the category "art, antiques\art of xxe, contemporary\sculptures, statues". The seller is "think_bronze" and is located in/in westbury, new york. This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.