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Johann Baptist Lenz: Sculpture ‘Horse Couple’, artificial bronze

Johann Baptist Lenz:
Sculpture ‘Horse Couple’, artificial bronze

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ars mundi exclusive edition | Limited, 199 copies | Numbered | Signed | Artificial bronze + limestone | Patinated | Total format 12 x 24 x 12.5 cm (W/H/D) | Weight 3 kg

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Johann Baptist Lenz: Sculpture ‘Horse Couple’, artificial bronze

Johann Baptist Lenz (1922-2007) was as a sculptor and as the designer of chancels and churches, an artist with international fame. In many of his secular works - such as his sculpture ‘The Red Tape’ in front of the courthouse in Ahrweiler - he proved to be a winking humorist. And his ‘Horse Couple’ makes it clear that he was also a great animalier._x000D_

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Edition in cast stone with bronzed surface on a limestone plinth, cast and patinated by hand. Limited edition of 199 copies, numbered and signed. Format of the sculpture 11.5 x 17 x 12.5 cm (W/H/D). Format of the plinth 12 x 7 x 12.5 cm (W/H/D). Weight 3 kg. Exclusively at ars mundi.

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Johann Baptist Lenz (1922-2007) studied sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich.

Priorities of the freelance artist were the design of churches and chapels as well as the design of fountains and memorials. In addition, he created a number of sculptures of animals, such as horses, cows, goats and owls. Johann Baptist Lenz had the special gift to open up new perspectives on supposedly well-known motifs.

Graphic or sculpture edition that was initiated by ars mundi and is available only at ars mundi or at distribution partner licensed by ars mundi.

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.

Designation for an art object (sculpture, installation), which is produced according to the will of the artist in multiple copies in a limited and numbered edition.

Artist's multiple contributed to "democratization" of art as the work was made available and affordable for a wider audience.

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