Bronze Sculpture Rare Gia Cometti Hand Classic Artwork Home/Office Decor Sale

EuropeanBronzeSKU: XN-2557

Sale price$449.00$224.50
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Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base:
Height 16" X Width 18"
Marble Dimensions:5.5" X 3"

Height without base:11.5"
Weight:10 LBS

This sculpture encapsulates a profound aesthetic prowess that resonates on multifaceted levels. The hand, a bridge between the mind and the external world, assumes a pivotal role in our existence. Its outstretched form symbolizes humanity's innate desire to grasp, to venture into the world, and to aspire within it. Serving as a conduit for translating thought into tangible action, the hand embodies our capacity to realize our potential and achieve diverse goals, making it an especially poignant emblem for sculptors.

Within the context of interpersonal dynamics, the hand can embody a spectrum of emotions. It can tenderly embrace in love or defensively shield in fear, extend joyfully or gesture mournfully. Remarkably, no other bodily element, apart from the head itself, encapsulates the entirety of human endeavor with such compelling intensity. Despite its delicate appearance, Giacometti's sculpture "La Main" carries the profound emotional and symbolic weight of these myriad gestures, serving as a testament to the intricacies of human expression.

Crafted in 1947, "La Main" is one of Giacometti's triumvirate of sculptures portraying different parts of the human body, including "Le Nez" and "Tête sur tige." These pieces marked his transition into working on his iconic and strikingly slender elongated sculptures, which have become synonymous with his name. This sculpture, in particular, channels Giacometti's masterful ability to encapsulate the essence of human expression and existence within the confines of art, making it a remarkable addition to any collection.

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