Abduction of Sabine Woman a Classic Hot Cast Bronze Sculpture Nude Naked Figure

EuropeanBronzeSKU: YRD-392

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Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base:
Height 17" X Width 6"
Marble Dimensions: Diameter 6"

Height without base:15"
Weight:15 LBS

Giambologna's "Rape of the Sabine Women" (1581-83) intricately weaves a historical narrative into a powerful bronze sculpture. The term "rape" here refers to abduction, as Livy details in The History of Rome. The Roman state, powerful yet lacking in women, prompts Romulus to orchestrate a cunning plan during festival games. At his signal, the Romans seize the Sabine women, promising them lawful wedlock, possessions, and civil privileges. The sculpture captures this dramatic moment, symbolizing resilience and the triumph of the human spirit.

This historical masterpiece serves as a poignant symbol for those who have faced adversity and risen again. The narrative, where love and friendship emerge from injury, resonates with the idea that challenges can lead to unexpected bonds. The sculpture, cast using the ancient lost-wax casting method, ensures a detailed and enduring representation. A brown patina finish further enriches its timeless appeal. Mounted on a black marble base with Milo's signature, it becomes a testament to strength in the face of adversity.

As a profound artistic expression, this sculpture not only commemorates historical events but also invites contemplation on the human experience. It stands as a reminder that even in the darkest times, resilience and unity can prevail, depicted with grace and detail by the skilled hands of the artist.

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