Summer - The Four Seasons - Item #35
Patina Options and Material Information
Each and every piece is custom finished. A slight variation in color from order to order is to be expected.
Most reproductions are hand-cast in Gypsum reinforced with polymer, glass fiber, burlap and/or metal rods for extra strength.
Here are examples of the patina options:
30 Inches High x 30 Inches Wide
Also known as Youth, this piece is part of the Four Seasons 30 inch diameter set. Eugène Plon described the scene as follows: "A young woman, on her knees, is binding wheat-sheaves; another, still holding her sickle, is embraced by a young man who offers her fruit."
Artist: Bertel Thorvaldsen
Museum: Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen
Time Period: Neoclassical, 1836
"Explore the Collections" feature. Thorvaldsens Museum. Inventory numbers A639 and A643. http://www.thorvaldsensmuseum.dk/en/collections.
Plon, Eugène. Thorvaldsen: His Life and Works. Boston, 1873. Pp. 301. Internet Archive, https://archive.org/details/thorvaldsenhisl00thorgoog.