Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base:
Height 17" X Width 7"
Marble Dimensions: 7" X 7"
Height without base: 16"
Weight : 16 LBS
The sculpture portrays a mischievous jester in a dynamic pose, seemingly frozen in a moment of animated movement. Every aspect of the jester's attire and expression is meticulously sculpted, revealing the artist's commitment to capturing even the most minute nuances. From the ornate ruffles on the jester's costume to the intricate lines etched on the face, each detail is brought to life with remarkable precision.
Marceaux's choice of bronze as the medium for this artwork adds a timeless quality to the sculpture. The warm, earthy tones of the bronze enhance the character of the jester, evoking a sense of nostalgia and elegance. The metallic sheen of the bronze surface accentuates the sculpture's three-dimensional form, creating a mesmerizing interplay between light and shadow.
The lost wax method employed by Marceaux ensures the utmost quality and durability of the sculpture. This traditional technique involves creating a wax model, which is then encased in a mold. The wax is melted away, leaving a void that is filled with molten bronze. The result is a solid bronze sculpture that faithfully reproduces every intricacy of the original model.
"Lively Jester" stands as a testament to Marceaux's artistic prowess and his ability to breathe life into inanimate materials. This enchanting sculpture captures the spirit of the jester, a beloved figure in traditional entertainment, and invites viewers to revel in its whimsical energy. Whether displayed in a gallery, a collector's home, or any space yearning for a touch of mirthful elegance, this bronze figurine is sure to enchant and captivate all who encounter it.