It is on a marble support, this one probably posterior. Bronze, on the other hand, is 19th. Grinding and wear and tear, accident on the nose. For the state thank you for detailing the photos.
Do not hesitate to zoom in. However, for himself, he draws scenes from the street, paints intimate portraits, naive or brutal compositions, model of fine reliefs where he knowingly moves away from pompeian or Roman stuccos, taken as examples. He developed an aesthetic of the funeral stele in the noble and melancholic spirit of the attic tombs. In 1795 canova, anxious to renew himself, attacked a hercule throwing lycas at the sea, a colossal group completed around 1810. The creuga and Damoxene "pugilators" show the same desire to approach a virile art, quite far from its true nature.Therefore, canova ranks first in italia and probably in Europe. He will not resist the Napoleon of which he will become the favorite sculptor. Perseus, hector, ajax, pâris are only variations on ancient models. Thesis fighting against the centaur has more real power in movement and musculature. The three dancers, terpsychore, italic venus, the three graces, in their prepared poses, reflect better the dream of graceful femininity than his extraordinary skill allowed him to embody in marble. The photos are an integral part of the description. Chest height: 14,5 cm.
Chest width: 6.5 cm. Total width: 13.2 cm. Chest length: 6.2 cm. Total length: 13.2 cm. I remain at your disposal for any questions.The best ally of mail order sales remains the dialogue, for any questions during a sale but also for any questions during your purchases. I will answer all your questions, do not hesitate. Don't forget to add me to your list of favorites. As you can see in our evaluations, we take the utmost care in the manufacture of our very conscientious packaging packages with several layers of protection: bubbles, cartons.......
Shipping costs include shipping costs and packaging allowing us to guarantee you the safety of the object until reception. The item "subject bronze napoleon bonaparte sign canova support marble 19th bust c2720" is on sale since Saturday 27 November 2021. It is in the category "art, antiques\art of xixe and before\sculptures, statues". The seller is "mayawallis" and is located in/in Nantes.This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.