The brazen serpent from the Sistine Chapel

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Cast metal + shell | Hand gilded | Total height: 21 cm

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The brazen serpent from the Sistine Chapel

From the Sistine Chapel in Rome, this golden snake regulating an aesculapian snake comes from Michelangelo's world-famous ceiling fresco. Metal casting gilded by hand with the limestone base, Height incl. base 21 cm.

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A plastic work of sculptural art made of wood, stone, ivory, bronze or other metals.

While sculptures from wood, ivory or stone are made directly from the block of material, for bronze casting a working model is prepared at first. Usually it is made of clay or other easily shaped materials.

The prime time of sculpture after the Roman antiquity was the Renaissance. Impressionism gave a new impulse to the sculptural arts. Also the contemporary artists, such as Jorg Immendorf, Andora, and Markus Lupertz enriched the sculpture with outstanding works.

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