Handcrafted bronze sculpture SALE German Marble Of Age Rodin Male Nude Elegant

EuropeanBronzeSKU: XN-0937

Sale price$649.00$324.50
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Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition.
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base:
Height 21.5" X Width 9.5"
Marble Dimensions:9.5" X 5.5"

Height without base:20"
Weight:28 LBS

This bronze replica of Auguste Rodin's 'Adam' sculpture encapsulates the artist's profound exploration of human emotion and symbolism. Originally conceived as part of Rodin's ambitious proposal to flank his 'Gates of Hell' with colossal statues of Adam and Eve, this sculpture delves into themes of sin, shame, and remorse. Rodin's adaptation of Adam's downward gaze, instead of facing his Creator, conveys a deep sense of shame and guilt following the Fall.

Rodin's artistic journey with 'Adam' reflects his meticulous approach to sculpture, which was grounded in traditional techniques yet marked by a desire for innovation and emotional expression. The contrapposto pose, coupled with the nuanced portrayal of remorse twisting Adam's body, adds layers of complexity to the sculpture's narrative.

Crafted using the ancient lost-wax casting method and finished with a brown patina stain, this bronze replica pays homage to Rodin's mastery of form and emotion. Mounted on a black marble base with Rodin's signature, it stands as a testament to the artist's enduring influence and legacy in the world of sculpture. Auguste Rodin's contributions to modern sculpture, shaped by his blend of tradition and innovation, cemented his reputation as one of the preeminent artists of his time and beyond.

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