Carmela (Bust)

Item #AF0187

Size: 8in W. x 16.5in H. x 8in L.

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  • Carmela nouveau style bronze bust sculpture of female after Villanis
  • Carmela nouveau style bronze bust sculpture of female after Villanis
  • Carmela nouveau style bronze bust sculpture of female after Villanis
  • Carmela nouveau style bronze bust sculpture of female after Villanis

Art of Bronze

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Art of Bronze is pleased to offer this classical bronze sculpture bust, after Emmanuel Villanis, of a young woman, gracefully posed with her blouse flowing around her shoulders. The young woman’s face radiates a sweet and serene expression, capturing a moment of tender beauty and innocence. Her hair is suspended upward in a flowing form, adding a sense of movement and life to the sculpture.

The artist has masterfully chiseled out her arms and back, creating an intriguing negative space that invites the viewer’s imagination to fill in the gaps. This artistic choice not only enhances the sculpture’s ethereal quality but also emphasizes the delicate balance between presence and absence, form and void.

This sculpture’s rarity and beauty make it a timeless addition to any art collection, and it is the perfect piece of home decor for the art nouveau lover in your life. Its classic elegance and sophisticated design ensure that it will remain a cherished centerpiece in any setting, whether displayed in a living room, study, or gallery. Embrace the charm and allure of this exceptional bronze bust, and let it bring a touch of grace and refinement to your surroundings.

Emmanuel Villanis (1858-1914) was born in Lille, France.  He became one of the most productive and popular Sculptors of the late 19th Century. Recognized today as one of the foremost sculptors of the Art Nouveau era, he was able to capture such character and realism in his bronze busts that they are highly sought after around the world by avid collectors.

We hope you enjoy browsing our wide-ranging selection of over beautiful figurative & classical works of art cast in the ‘lost wax’ process.  Each sculpture is hand finished in a one-of-a-kind patina coloring.  Because of the process of heating up bronze and applying chemicals, no two patinas are exactly the same.  Additionally, our team of professionals can create custom patinas to meet your specific needs.  Additionally, our team of professionals can create brass plaques and attach custom-fitted black or green marble bases to each sculpture.

SCULPTURES BALANCE SPACE- bronze statues are suitable for both interior and outdoor spaces.  The difference being larger size sculptures are usually more suitable for outdoor open spaces.  Make your home come alive with the many different styles and designs offered throughout our website.  Sculpture placement can beautiful areas such as the living room, dining room, bedrooms and bathrooms.  Defining the size of each sculpture for each space can be a personal point of view.

Call Art of Bronze today at (805) 908-5355 to learn more about our- indoor figurative bronze sculpture – classical art nouveau bronze sculpture artwork – female bust sculpture art – female 19th Century bust bronze statue and sculptures.

  • Patina / Coloring

    Art of Bronze is known for its exclusive and beautiful patinas. We specialize in creating traditional patinas of brown, burgundy, green (verde) or a brown & verde green combination. We are also experts in creating exotic colors. Let the Art of Bronze enhance the wonderful quality and detail of your new sculpture with our world-class patinas. No two patinas are exactly a like which will make your sculpture a unique treasure.

  • Maintenance

    Bronze lasts forever and will never rust, warp or contort. It is an alloy (a mixture of metals) and will oxidize over the years. This process will not hurt the statue. In fact, it can enhance the beauty by turning the statue many wonderful shades of greens, blues, whites and yellows. For the client that wants to maintain the original patina/coloring of their newly acquired work of art, Art of Bronze has several secrets. Every statue and placement will have different requirements and it is best to discuss your needs with Art of Bronze.

  • Installation

    Art of Bronze specializes in creating monuments for city and state governments, corporations and developers throughout the country. We are very proud of our 30 years of expertise. No matter the size of your sculpture, you can be assured we will help guide you through the installation to permanently secure your statue. Every sculpture whether private or public will have different requirements. Call Art of Bronze today and we will discuss your needs with you.