Fishermen plying their nets off the Cape Artemision, Greece in 1926 drew up pieces of this 5th century bronze sculpture, prompting a dive that brought from the deep the original 7-foot bronze statue of Zeus (sometimes thought to be Poseidon), now a national Greek treasure. This scaled bronze statue captures the majesty of the "Father of Gods and men", a timeless Bronze sculpture, this is classic art at its finest. Zeus has his left arm outstretched and his right arm drawn back to throw an object now missing, probably a thunderbolt. Our Design Toscano weighty high quality lost wax Greek God sculpture is hand rubbed in a multi-toned finish and set atop a black solid marble base. 201/2"Wx9"Dx251/2"H. 20 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.
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.
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.