Equestrian statuette "Charlemagne", version in metal cast

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Replica | Metal cast | Hand-finished | Patinated | Polished | Weight 28 x 18 x 9 (H/L/B)

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Equestrian statuette "Charlemagne", version in metal cast

Emperor Charlemagne unified almost the entire Europe, introduced numerous significant political reforms and helped Christianity finally spread in Europe. This equestrian statuette is one of the most precious treasures of the world art and shows Charlemagne with imperial orb, sword and lily crown.

The original comes from the 9th century and belongs to the treasury of Metz Cathedral. Today, it stays as a national memorial in Louvre, Paris.

Exquisite, finely patinated and hand-polished metal cast. Height with base ca. 28 cm, length 18 cm, width 9 cm.

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The mold is usually taken directly from the original, so that the replica reproduces even the finest details. After casting the replica, using the most appropriate method, the surface is polished, patinated, gilded or painted according to the original.

A replica of ars mundi is a recognizable image of the original.

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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