Reflecting the early 19th century's obsession with classic antiquity and the female form, even a dancer sculpture becomes an almost ethereal Greek goddess at the hands of Italian Antonio Canova. From the dramatically coy pose to the elegant gossamer gown, Canova's graceful female muse is replicated in almost four feet of quality designer resin with a faux stone finish for your spa bath, formal garden or home gallery. This is another amazing Design Toscano exclusive from the artist celebrated during his lifetime as Europe's greatest sculptor. 12"Wx12"Dx421/2"H. 19 lbs.
This Roman statue of a resting athlete, pays homage to a lost Greek bronze original. Replicated by many famed sculptors through the ages and said to represent various gods from Jason to Mercury to Hermes although this classical sculpture has none of the god's attributes. Found in 1769 at Hadrian's Villa at Tivoli near Rome, it is sometimes referred to as the Lansdowne Sandal Binder after the English aristocrat who owned it in the eighteenth century. One of the most respected masterpieces in the canon of antiquity, this almost foot-tall sculpture studies the idealized male form in a museum-quality composition artistically cast in natural bonded marble. 51/2"Wx3"Dx10"H. 3 lbs.
Early Hellenistic images conjure the rich history of Greek culture. Long masters in the art of ironwork, skilled artisans fashioned artifacts like these collectible art replicas to represent the strength, protection and spirituality that they held most dear. Our substantial, iron foundry castings in a verdigris finish are exclusives set atop solid marble display bases to showcase their timeless beauty.
The Greek god of war, Ares, succumbs to the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, in this timeless sculpture of mythology's most legendary love story. No Neoclassical work better captures artist Antonio Canova's talent for aesthetic expression than this museum-quality masterpiece, cast in bonded natural marble to showcase each detail for proud display in home or gallery. 7"Wx31/2"Dx15"H. 4 lbs.