Sculpture, Signed Bronze, Gali, "Arethuse"

Original Sculpture by Artist Gertrudis Gali, titled "Arethuse"

Size: 9.6 inches by 6 inches by 5.2 inches,

Medium: hand welded bronze,

Signed by the artist in the bronze base as "Gali."

Gertrudis Gali works the bronze of her sculptures directly, molding the molten metal, struggling with it to make it bend and obey her will. For this reason, in her works the presence of matter imposes itself upon us immediately. Rugged, erose, very rich in integral and somber elaborations, she maintains nevertheless an aerial grace intact. The very antagonism of these opposing elements; the brutality of matter and the briskness, the conceptual spirituality, is one of the essential characteristics of her work. From this dualism emerges a coherent whole. Mass and volume intertwine through formal relations of extraordinary expressive force and unsurpassable plastic quality.

Her work has been exhibited throughout France, in London, and New York. I have always found this sculpture an exciting piece.

Item ID: 1003

$4,500 $3,500 USD REDUCED

Make Offer Add to Wish List

Only 1 available, and 15 other shoppers are interested. Don't miss out!

Barkus Farm Antiques, Collectibles and Fine Art


Miriam Barkus, Davie, FL   

Unique Collectibles, Antiques and Fine Arts from Around the World

Ruby Lane Shop Rating
Platinum Rating Platinum
Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2002

Never the ordinary...unique items chosen over the last 50 years of travel around the world.

Shipping/Handling:$88.00 USD
Insurance:Included

Price for shipping to USA change location


Estimate shipping to a different location:




More from Barkus Farm Antiques, Collectibles and Fine Art