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This sculpture is in perfect condition. Bronze dimensions with marble base: height 15.5" x width 8". This striking bronze sculpture depicts a mythical figure with a dragon tail, large wings, and a sword, standing with a finger raised.
He dominates a smaller winged man whom he seems to be stepping over, the smaller man appearing both scared and amazed. The interpretation of this sculpture is left to the viewer - is this figure good or evil? The imposing posture and fierce appearance of the larger character certainly suggest a powerful presence. Made entirely of bronze using the lost wax method, this sculpture is a true masterpiece of art and skill. It is signed by the famous French Romantic artist Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, one of the most innovative sculptors of the 19th century.
Known for his large-scale works such as Ugolin and His Sons and the controversial The Dance, as well as his small sculptures of intimate portraits, Carpeaux was a precursor to Auguste Rodin and Medardo Rosso. This bronze sculpture is mounted on a black marble base, adding to its sense of weight and importance. Whether you are an art collector, a mythology enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the beauty and craftsmanship of bronze sculpture, this piece is sure to impress.
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