Christine Close is a figurative artist who specialises in the animal and human form.With a university background in zoology and animal behaviour she spends many hours observing and photographing animals in order to capture that special pose or moment in time. Her work is initially modelled in clay and then cast in foundry bronze, resins and recycled glass. All sculptures are in limited editions.
All artwork by Christine Close Contemporary British sculptor
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'Hare Style (White Sitting Fun Mad March Hare garden statues)' by Christine Close
Description: Cast White Marble (Marble resin) Amusing Sitting White Mad March Hare sculptures or statues For Sale is made from cast Marble (Marble resin) this sculpture is of a Seated Hare with Twisted Ears Turning to face You the viewer. By the Mad March Hare Genius Christine Close
'Sea Siren (Recycled Glass Torso Young Woman female Girl sculptures)' by Christine Close
Description: Recycled WindScreen Glass Female Wearing a Corset sculptures or statues or statuettes or Garden Ornaments for Outside in the Garden or Outdoors in the Yard by the much loved Sculptress Christine Close. She describes this sculpture thus.... "Female Torso made from Recycled Car Windscreens and clear resin wearing a corset made from seasand. The corset is composed of sea creatures with a bustle in the form of an octopus.
Size: 50 x 30 x 28 cm (height x width x depth) It is a 0.8 times lifesize sculpture
'Point of View (Small Polar Bear Listening statuette)' by Christine Close
Description: Small Polar Bear statuette, A Cast Marble White Polar Bear Listening to the Ice For Inside display in your Home statuettes for sale.The Bear is resting his head on the Ice Listening and looking sideways with his hind legs standing.By the Brilliant Christine Close whose observation of wild life is one of the hall marks she is so well known for.
Size: 19 x 24 x 13 cm (height x width x depth) It is a statuette sculpture
'La Jeunesse (bronze nude female Torso garden/yard statue/focal point)' by Christine Close
Description: Standing Nude Girl`s Torso Figure of a Young Woman in Foundry Bronze for Outdoors Outside in your Garden, patinated in mottled green. By the accomplished Wild Life Artist Sculptor Christine Close.
'Sea Lion (bronze Basking Resting Dozing scratching Figurines)' by Christine Close
Description: Small Sea Lion sculpture, Bronze Sea Lion Recumbent and Lying in the sun Sculptures, or Bronze Prostrate Sea Lion for Indoors in your house on the Mantelpiece. A sea lion with flipper raised having a scratch Lovingly Sculpted by Christine Close
'Harespeed (Amusing White or Brown Hares Yard or garden sculptures)' by Christine Close
Description: Mad March Hare Garden sculpture. This Running Mad March White Marble Resin or Bronze Resin Hare sculpture for the Outside in the Garden depicts a Hare in the process of Running off at high speed. The Ears are Flat against the Body and the hind legs are moving forward towards the next leap. See the other ones by Christine Close in this series.
Size: 37 x 15 x 40 cm (height x width x depth) It is a maquette sculpture It is a figurine sculpture It is a statuette sculpture
'Baroque (Recycled Glass female Torso in Corset life size garden statue)' by Christine Close
Description: Recycled Glass and Resin Shapely Girl in Sexy Corset Torso sculpture or statue for sale for Outside in a Garden or yard By the Brilliant, Original and successful British Sculptor Working in France Christine Close who simply Writes... "Baroque is a Female Torso displayed wearing a Corset that has a bouquet of Flowers at the back." See her other sculpture of a lovely Nude Torso "La Jeuness" below and her delight range of Animals "Harespeed"Hares) "Head Stand" (Horse Head) "Polarize" (Polar Bears) "Poser" (Dogs".
'Manege a Trois (3 Horse Head Painted Hanging statue/plaques)' by Christine Close
Description: Resin Horse Heads Painted or Lacquered Wall Hung or Hanging For Sale for Indoors Inside Interior Suspended Sculptures, or for Outside Outdoors Exterior Garden or Stable Use, by The remarkable Christine Close. She says of these statues. "This is a Trio of Horse Head Wall Hangings.They can be Hung Indoors or Outside and are nearly Life Size. They have been Hand Coloued with metallic Lacquer and have a black star on each forehead.".
'Harespring 1 (Mad March Hares Running and Jumping garden statues)' by Christine Close
Description: Leaping Garden Hare sculpture, This White or Brown resin Leaping Hare Statuette for the Outdoors in Your Garden For Sale is in the process of leaping up in the air during flight. It is cast in resin and hand coloured afterwards with lacquers. By the ever entertaining and Brilliant Animal Sculptor Christine Close.
'Harespring 2 (Mad March Hare Leaping Cavorting Jumping statues)' by Christine Close
Description: Jumping Leaping Hare statue. his Mad March Hare Jumping Leaping Springing Running Cavorting Landing is part of a series of 3 sculptures depicting a Hare Running and is For Sale. It is cast in resin and hand coloured with lacquers and ideal if you have a suitable Garden or Yard. By the British Wild Life Sculptress Christine Close
'Polarize (Wite marble resin Polar Bear sculptures)' by Christine Close
Description: Prostrate Little Polar Bear sculpture, Small Cast White Marble (Marble Resin) Polar Bear statuette Lying Prostrate on Stomach Gazing up to the sky with Paws Hanging over the front of the stone base Sculptures For Sale for Inside In Your Home, By the Brilliant Animalier Sculptress Christine Close.
'Headstand (marble resin White Horse Head Bust sculptures statues)' by Christine Close
Description: Cast Marble or Resin Marble sculptures of Classical style White Horse`s Head Drinking For Sale For Outdoors statues for Your Garden, 0r Indoors sculptures for your House By the Accomplished Christine Close. This sculpture of a horse`s head was influenced by the Elgin marbles in the British Museum. The Head is cut off at the neck to give the impression that it was broken off many years ago. It has also Influenced Other sculptors with varying Success. See also Christine Close`s other Horse sculptures...Manege a Trois Her Wild Hare sculptures...Hare Line, Hare Style, Hare Grip, Hare Speed, Hare Spring Her Nude sculptures...Baroque, La Jeunesse, Sea siren... Her Dogs sculptures,..Trust Me, Choose Me, Her Polar Bear sculptures....Point of View, Polarize, Aerodynamic.
Size: 53 x 18 x 20 cm (height x width x depth) It is a maquette sculpture It is a lifesize sculpture
'AT EASE (Dog Lying Resting Relaxed on Doorstep statue)' by Christine Close
Description: This sculpture depicts a relaxed dog at ease with the world and its surroundings For Sale For Inside in your Home or Outdoors on the Porch or Garden Steps. The pose is such that he can hang over the edge of a step or a wall or a table. It is suitable for indoors or out and is 2/3rds Life Size by the Sculptor who was chosen to Sculpt Paul O`Grady`s Dog Buster.
Size: 50 x 70 x 30 cm (height x width x depth) It is a statuette sculpture
'Haregrip (Amusing Fun Mad March Hare marble sculptures)' by Christine Close
Description: Haregrip depicts a Marble resin (Cold Cast Marble Statues) Mad March Hare hanging onto the edge of a granite block with tail end in the air For Sale. by the very perceptive Animal Sculptor Christine Close. See her other Hare Statues:_ Hareslide Sculpture, Harespeed sculpture, Harespring 1 statue, Harespring 2 sculpture.
'TRUST ME (bronze resin Cunning Fox Sitting Poised statues/sculptures)' by Christine Close
Description: This a lively example of Christine Close`s skill of catching wild life in the `act`. A life size fox stretching forwards to view a likely dinner. The sculpture is made from iron resin that takes on a rust appearance when outdoors. se also her other wild life sculptures...Hare Line, Hare style, Hare Grip, Hare Spring, Polarize (Polar Bear), SeaLion, trust Me (another Fox Sculpture).
Size: 45 x 65 x 30 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Naivety (Duckling Standing garden Yard sculpture)' by Christine Close
Description: Life Size Duckling statue, Fun Life Size Duckling Cast Marble Resin Standing Stretching Wing for Outside in your Garden sculpture for sale or Indoor Inside Interior Marble Resin Life sized Duckling by Christine Close, with Wings Out Stretched in white marble resin. Can be displayed with Trust Me the fox to make an amusin combination.
Size: 40 x 15 x 15 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Hareslide (White Fun Humerous Prostrate Hare garden statue sculpture)' by Christine Close
Description: A Particularly Mad March White Hare Prostrate Life Size for Outdoors Outside in your Garden or Yard or Indoor displays in your House sculpture For Sale in a Semi-Crouching position as if sliding forward. By the Ever Entertaining an Brilliant Wild Life Sculptor Christine Close.
Size: 23 x 16 x 53 cm (height x width x depth) It is a maquette sculpture It is a figurine sculpture It is a statuette sculpture It is a lifesize sculpture
'Poser (Cold Cast Metal resin Retriever Dog Resting Yard sculpture)' by Christine Close
Description: Lying Retriever dog sculpture, Copper Metal resin Lying Resting Retriever Dog Sculptures nearly Life Size sculptures For Sale or Commission, For the Interior of your House or Outside in your Garden by The Gifted and Popular Animal Sculptor Christine Close. She Writes.... "This sculpture is of a Dog Lying Down showing the elegance and confidence of the breed."
'Buster (Memorial Commission bronze Dog sculptures)' by Christine Close
Description: Buster the dear departed dog of Paul O`Grady. A Life Size Pet Dog Commission Commemorative statue. It was a Bichon Frise x Shih Tzu a well known little Character on Television. and around the judging circuits. Christine Close was chosen to create this wonderful likeness for Paul O`Grady.
'Rough Collie (Sitting Alert Sheep Dog art statue)' by Christine Close
Description: Collie Dog sculpture, Copper Metal resin (cold Cast Copper) Rough Collie Dog limited edition Sculptures for sale for Interior display in your House or Outside for Outdoors in your Garden by The Perceptive Animal Sculptor Christine Close. She Says.... "This striking sculpture of a Rough Collie shows him in Regal Pose. He is lying down and shows the composure of the breed to its best advantage.".
Size: 35 x 63 x 35 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'French Bulldog (stone resin life size Dog statuette statue sculptures)' by Christine Close
Description: This is a Life size French Bulldog Marble resin or Granite Resin (cold cast stone) For Sale. It is Sitting as only a `Frenchie` does with it`s back legs extended out straight. This Beautiful Lifelike example by Christine Close and shows her Exceptional Skill with her Affordable Pet Commission Statues.
Size: 40 x 20 x 40 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Polar Explorer (Small White Polar Bear statuette)' by Christine Close
Description: Small Polar Bear statue, Little White Polar Bear Marble resin (Cold Cast Marble) ornaments for sale for Interior display in you Home by the Master of her Art Sculptress Christine Close. She Modestly describes this lovely Figurine thus... "A Polar Bear striding out across it`s territory showing movement strength and intent".
Size: 30 x 60 x 15 cm (height x width x depth) It is a statuette sculpture
'Due North (marble resin White Standing Polar Bear sculpture)' by Christine Close
Description: Marble resin White Polar Bear Standing Craning its Neck statuettes For Sale For Indoors in the House or Home ideal for table Top and Shelf by the Consistently perfectionist Christine Close, who writes..... "This is a Standing Polar Bear in Marble resin Standing on a black granite block with feet together and neck outstretched.".
'Pole Taxed (Cold Cast marble resin Waking Polar Bear statues)' by Christine Close
Description: White Polar Bear Sitting sculpture, White Marble Resin (Cold Cast Marble) Polar Bear Sitting Awakening and Contemplating sculpture for sale for Indoors Inside in your House by the Genius of Wild Life sculptures particularly Polar Bears and Mad March Hares the Sculptress Christine Close. Each one of her Lovely Animal sculptures has its own personality. She simply describes this one.... "A Seated Polar Bear contemplating Life.Cold Cast Marble resin."
Size: 40 x 40 x 40 cm (height x width x depth) It is a 0.8 times lifesize sculpture
'FOX (cold cast Copper Metal resin Resting Lying Down sculptures/statue)' by Christine Close
Description: Small or Little Copper resin (Cold Cast Copper) Resting Curled Up Lying Fox statues for sale, created by that wonder Artist Sculptor Christine Close who somehow manages to capture the realism and where possible the humour and character of her Animal subjects. She Modestly describes it thus... "This depicts a fox curled up with its tail wrapped around its body."
'ROCKHOPPERS (bronze Little Cluster Penguin Indoor statuettes)' by Christine Close
Description: Bronze Rock Hopper Penguins sculptures, A set of 5 bronze Rockhopper penguins in various poses which can be arranged on a table top or attached to the slate resin rock as in photo. by Christine Close so well known for perceptive modelling of Animals with often a humorous twist to them.
'ON THE PROWL (bronze Lion Hunting Prowling statue)' by Christine Close
Description: A Bronze Young Lion Prowling Hunting sculpture for sale for in the House as a Table Top Ornament By the Well Known Wild Life Sculptor Christine Close. She Writes...... "Hunting Lion Showing intense concentration as the stalking begins".
Size: 28 x 45 x 15 cm (height x width x depth) It is a maquette sculpture
'INTENT (Dog Sitting Alert Listening Watching Indoor Outside sculpture)' by Christine Close
Description: Intent shows a Young Dog in Sitting in an Upright position with an expression of Curiosity and Intent for Sale and is suitable for Both out Doors in your Garden or Yard and Inside in your Home by the Dog Sculptor who was chosen to sculpt Paul O`Grady`s Favourite Pet Dog Buster so loved by TV audiences.
Description: Seal of Approval portrays a seal head designed to be displayed in water so that it looks like a seal just bobbing about or coming up for air. The price is for each piece but also look very good in a group.
Size: 35 x 30 x 30 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Hare Line (marble resin Big Fun Hare Lying Alert sculptures statues)' by Christine Close
Description: This amusing Hare sculpture in Cast Marble or Marble resin is larger than life size is of a hare stretched out in a relaxed pose. The head is erect and the Hare with twisted ears has it`s front paws crossed. This is an example of the quality of sculpture for the house or the garden that this highly talented sculptor Christine Close, is producing at the moment.
"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." Thoreau
Although it seemed a daunting project to commission a sculpture on the internet with a tight deadline, Plamen Dimitrov in Bulgaria made it as easy as possible for me in Brazil by producing a series of little clay sketches after each email and sending photos it seemed by return. He worked round the clock and was incredibly intuitive with his understanding of what I wanted. This was despite an 8 hour time difference and having poor English as our common language. He w... [Read more]
Ilan Gorin, Ipanema, Brazil.