Hi, My name is ***** ***** it is my pleasure to assist you. This is a sculpture of the masterful classical music composer Ludwig von Beethoven standing in quiet contemplation. The attention to detail is fantastic and the sculpture is extremely lifelike. Set on an attractive marble base bears a signature replica of Andre F Trupheme.
Andre F Trupheme ( 1820 - 1880 ) was a French sculptor.
This sculpture is a recast of an orginal using the cire perdue process.
In excellent condition, Value $1250.00 to $1400.00 in US dollars
Dimensions in cm:
Height 71 x Width 25 x Depth 22 & Weight 20.5 kg
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 4 inches x Width 10 inches x Depth 9 inches & Weight 45.2 lbs
Lost Wax Method
sometimes called by the French name of cire perdue or the Latin, cera perduta is the process by which a bronze or brass is cast from an artists sculpture.
In industrial uses, the modern process is called investment casting. An ancient practice, the process today varies from foundry to foundry, but the steps which are usually used in casting small bronze sculptures in a modern bronze foundry are generally quite standardised.
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