Signed Barye Muscular Man Defends himself against Lion Bronze Sculpture Figurine

Signed Barye Muscular Man Defends himself against Lion Bronze Sculpture Figurine Description

Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition. Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base:Height 22" x Width 14"Marble Dimensions: Diameter 10" .Height without base: 21" Weight : 40 LBS Inventory; 52Y87915225

A muscular man defends himself against a rabid dog. He grips onto a tree bark as the dog opens his jaws to wound take out a limb. The man is bracing for a kick with a fierce look in his face. He will not be defeated by a dog. He already has a rope wrapped around the neck of the dog but who knows will be the winner of this battle. This 100% handmade bronze sculpture stands on a black marble base. It was crafted using the lost wax method. The signature on this piece is Barye .

The Art of Lost Wax

Lost wax casting has been around for thousands of years, yet few people understand how the process actually works. Although mechanization has facilitated the lost wax process of bronze casting, the procedure is basically the same as that used by the Chinese when they first developed the process in the 2nd millennium BC.

The Rubber Mold

First the artist creates an original sculpture out of any number of media, including stone, wax, clay, wood and pottery. This image is coated with a silicone rubber molding
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