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Marcus Beitelhoff: Sculpture "Chimney Sweeper for Roof Gutter", copper

Marcus Beitelhoff:
Sculpture "Chimney Sweeper for Roof Gutter", copper

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Copper | handmade | hand-signed | format 27 x 49 x 46 cm (W/H/D), weight ca. 2.7 kg.

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Marcus Beitelhoff: Sculpture "Chimney Sweeper for Roof Gutter", copper

So that you are lucky the whole year. Chimney sweeper of pure copper, 100% handmade. Each piece is unique, hand-signed by the artist. Format 27 x 49 x 46 cm (W/H/D), weight ca. 2.7 kg. The artwork should not be placed on zinc gutters, as copper is not compatible with zinc. Please have it installed by roofer or tin smith.

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Copper is the oldest metal known to mankind and used in crafts - at least since 8000 B.C - a whole epoch of the Neolithic period is named after it.

This fascinating metal experienced an artistic highpoint with the copperplate engraving in the 16th century. Picasso appreciated this graphical method for its line sharpness and contributed to its revival today. Copper has firmly established itself also in the field of sculpture.

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Copperplate engraving

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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