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Gustav Schauer Pygmalion

Gustav Schauer: Pygmalion
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Description

Pygmalion is a famous cypriote sculptor from Ovid's narrative poem „Metamorphoses”, in which he falls in love with a statue he had carved out of marble. The gods had mercy on him and the sculpure gets alive – we do see here in Schauer's work the exact moment when an angel puts a soul in the work, symbolized through a butterfly. This extraordinary detailed work is made with the difficult watercolour technique.

Unique piece
Framed artwork

Details

Artist Gustav Schauer (1826 - 1902)
Title Pygmalion
Technique aquarell on paper
Year of creation 1873
Signed l.r.: Schauer 1873
Condition perfect

Dimensions

Width 50 cm
Height 65 cm
Depth 10 cm
Weight kg

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