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First Impression

2013

Single piece Signed Dated Titled

1

Size

25 x 18 x 17 cm
9.84 x 7 x 6.69 in

Year

2013

Medium

Sculpture

Reference

2e21fefb

Year 2013 25 high x 18 x 17 cm Weight: 9.1kg

Bronze set into a limestone base, stamped with monogram signature and uniquely numbered 288, 1/9. The edges in natural bronze are finely rubbed and lacquered which protects against tarnishing after touching and contact with natural skin oils and retards natural darkening over time. Maintaining integrity of the lacquer is essential and the surfaces should be respectfully treated.

Philip Hearsey is a self-taught sculptor and specialized in sand-casting to make pieces which engage the quality of bronze as a noble material in its own right. Hearsey lives and works on the Welsh borders of Herefordshire - a beautiful place, still remote and largely unaltered, landlocked and very slow in change.

1946 , United Kingdom

Philip Hearsey is a British sculptor born in 1946 who lives and works in Longtown, Herefordshire, UK. Philip has exhibited his work throughout the UK. He specializes in sand casting to make sculptures that engage the quality of bronze as a noble material in its own right. Casting in sand moulds is a simple and ancient method far removed from the sophisticated lost wax operation used by most art foundries. The sand casting process is relentless and unforgiving – the foundry is no place for a delicate original. It denies a complexity of form that imposes a disciplinary and enriching simplicity. Color is achieved in many ways. The most common and widely used method is to oxidize or patinate the bronze by employing the same chemical reaction that occurs in nature, but using a combination of mild heat and stronger solutions to achieve a faster result. Patination can be enhanced by the application of a transparent colorwash that maintains the inimitable variegated effects that are possible with oxidization, whilst producing a more vivid finish. The most usual colorwash is acrylic, but oil-bound washes or colored waxes are sometimes used. Coloring can also be achieved by painting alone and often this technique is utilized on part of a sculpture in combination with patination. Painting allows a greater range of colors than patination alone. All coloring is finished and protected by a marine grade lacquer and/or wax.


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Address

Paris, 12 rue Vivienne

Galerie Bruno Massa based in Paris was founded in January 2013 and is dedicated to exhibiting the latest works of contemporary art. The gallery is devoted to promoting emerging artists worldwide, especially in Georgia but also in China and other Asian countries. In 2018, Galerie Bruno Massa opened a branch in Seoul, Korea & in July 2019, moved its primary ga...

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