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Profile image of Anthony SmithAnthony has a life-long interest in both natural history and art and it is through his sculptures that he combines these twin passions. A fascination for Natural History led Anthony study Zoology at Cambridge University, after which he set up a studio and began his career as a sculptor, teaching himself the traditional sculpting methods of the 19th-century masters.
 
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Sculpture: 'Charles Darwin Bust (Bronze Portrait Bust commission)'
by Anthony Smith

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Bronze Portrait Sculptures / Commission or Bespoke or Customised sculpture by sculptor Anthony Smith titled: 'Charles Darwin Bust (Bronze Portrait Bust commission)'
Bronze Portrait Sculptures / Commission or Bespoke or Customised sculpture by sculptor Anthony Smith titled: 'Charles Darwin Bust (Bronze Portrait Bust commission)' - Artwork View 1 Bronze Portrait Sculptures / Commission or Bespoke or Customised sculpture by sculptor Anthony Smith titled: 'Charles Darwin Bust (Bronze Portrait Bust commission)' - Artwork View 2 Bronze Portrait Sculptures / Commission or Bespoke or Customised sculpture by sculptor Anthony Smith titled: 'Charles Darwin Bust (Bronze Portrait Bust commission)' - Artwork View 3 Bronze Portrait Sculptures / Commission or Bespoke or Customised sculpture by sculptor Anthony Smith titled: 'Charles Darwin Bust (Bronze Portrait Bust commission)' - Artwork View 4 Bronze Portrait Sculptures / Commission or Bespoke or Customised sculpture by sculptor Anthony Smith titled: 'Charles Darwin Bust (Bronze Portrait Bust commission)' - Artwork View 5
Sculpture description:
Twice Life-Sized Commission Portrait Bust of the Young Charles Darwin, an example of the beautifully researched and moddled work by this highly Original sculptor Anthony Smith. This is the only known example of a statue in bronze of Charles Darwin as a young man.
Artist's comments:
Commissioned by the Sedgwick Museum of Cambridge University (Geology Museum) to commemorate the bicentenary of the birth of Charles Darwin.
Dimensions/size: 100 x 60 x 50 cm (height x width x depth)
approx: 39 2/5 in x 1 ft 11 2/3 in x 1 ft 7 2/3 in
Edition: Unique
Medium: Bronze
Sculptor: Anthony Smith [sculptor profile]
Price: Price on Application
Availability: No, artwork probably sold out
Category: Portrait Sculptures / Commission or Bespoke or Customised Sculptures
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Weight: 50 Kg / 110 lb
Title: Charles Darwin Bust (Bronze Portrait Bust commission)
Finish: Traditional dark brown patina
Recommended Usage: Indoors only (finish and/or material and/or size may be unsuitable for the garden)
Year: 2009
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