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Profile image of Michael HipkinsMichael Hipkins was born in 1942 and received his Art education at Blackpool College. He then went to Paris to study painting at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere and Academie Julienne and etching and engraving at S.W. Hayter`s Atelier 17. Primarily absorbed by the human figure, he is not so concerned with naturalistic interpretation but rather with truth to materials used. In his stone carving he tries to bring out the quality of the stone, showing different degrees of process from the raw stone to a highly polished finish. The figures emerg...

Sculpture: 'Silver Backed Gorilla 1 (Carved Black Soap stone Crouching statues)'

by Michael Hipkins

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Polyphant stone Wild Animals and Wild Life sculpture by artist Michael Hipkins titled: 'Silver Backed Gorilla 1 (Carved Black Soap stone Crouching statues)'
Polyphant stone Wild Animals and Wild Life sculpture by artist Michael Hipkins titled: 'Silver Backed Gorilla 1 (Carved Black Soap stone Crouching statues)' - Artwork View 1
Sculpture description:
A typical example of this original sculptor`s work, capturing as he does both the strengh and power but also the repose of this gorilla sculpture in marble.This is a fione tribute.. almost a memorial to this one of the worlds most endangered species. This primate is worth saving.
Dimensions/size: 22 x 19 x 46 cm (height x width x depth)
approx: 8 2/3 in x 7 1/2 in x 1 ft 6 1/9 in
Edition: 1/1
Medium: Polyphant stone
Sculptor: Michael Hipkins [sculptor profile]
Price: £
2,500

Converted prices below are only for guidance and should be checked:
3,415
/ USD $
3,848
/ AUD $
5,392
/ CAD $
5,107
/ CHF
3,691
Availability: Yes, for sale.*
Category: Endangered Animal Species Sculptures
African Animal and Wildlife Sculptures
Wild Animals and Wild Life Sculptures
Primate Sculptures
Carved Stone, Marble, Alabaster, Soap Stone Granite Lime stone
Animal Kingdom Sculptures
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Title: Silver Backed Gorilla 1 (Carved Black Soap stone Crouching statues)
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Recommended Usage: Indoors and as a Garden Sculpture
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Shown at the following exhibitions at the Sculpture park:
2005 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
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Polyphant stone Wild Animals and Wild Life sculpture by artist Michael Hipkins titled: 'Silver Backed Gorilla 1 (Carved Black Soap stone Crouching statues)' - Artwork View 1

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