Rodin Age of Bronze Elegant Male Nude Rare Bronze Marble Statue Sculpture Art

EuropeanBronzeSKU: EP-245

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Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base:
Height 21.5" X Width 9"
Marble Dimensions:6" X 6"

Height without base:20.5"
Weight:15 LBS

Step into the world of artistic controversy with Rodin's iconic sculpture, "The Age of Bronze." This remarkable masterpiece marked a pivotal moment in Rodin's career, as it stirred both scandal and intrigue due to its radical naturalism and enigmatic subject matter. Crafted meticulously over eighteen months, the sculpture captures a suspended moment of human awakening, a profound juncture between suffering and joy. Originally titled "The Conquered Man," the sculpture made its debut in 1877 in Brussels, igniting a critical discourse that followed its subsequent exhibition in Paris later that same year.

"The Age of Bronze" showcases Rodin's mastery of capturing the human form with extreme precision and emotion. This work was based on a live model, and its remarkable naturalism defied conventional artistic norms of its time. Rodin deliberately encouraged multiple interpretations, stating that the sculpture contained at least four figures within it, leaving room for viewers to ponder its depth and meaning.

Captured using the traditional lost wax casting method, "The Age of Bronze" embodies Rodin's dedication to craftsmanship and artistic expression. Finished with a rich brown patina stain, the sculpture exudes a timeless aura. Resting upon a yellow-marble base, this masterpiece bears the artist Rodin's signature, marking it as a testament to his genius. It is an invitation to explore the complexities of human experience and emotion through the eyes of a sculptor who forever reshaped the art world.

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