Julius Torso by Tom Merrifield

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Julius Torso by Tom Merrifield, Bronze

Julius Torso by Tom Merrifield, Bronze, Edition 4 of 9, 216cm high by 55cm wide by 45cm deep, Body, Classical, Figurative, Male sculpture

This bronze sculpture of a male torso is a captivating depiction of the human form. It showcases the strength, anatomy, and beauty of the male physique. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the sculpture captures the essence of masculinity in its purest form.

The torso is sculpted with precision. Each muscle and sinew carefully rendered to convey a sense of power and vitality. Julius has broad shoulders, a subtly chiseled chest and defined abdominal muscles. Every aspect of the male anatomy is expertly portrayed in the smooth surface of the bronze.

The sculptor has paid close attention to the subtle nuances of the human body, therefore capturing the play of light and shadow across the muscles and the curve of the spine.

Despite the absence of limbs or a head, the sculpture exudes a sense of energy and movement. It is as if the figure is caught in a moment of intense physical exertion or contemplation. The slight twist of the torso suggest a sense of power and dynamism, inviting the viewer to imagine the figure in motion.

Whether displayed in a gallery, garden, or indoor collection, this bronze sculpture of a male torso commands attention and admiration. It serves as a timeless tribute to the beauty and strength of the human body, inviting viewers to contemplate the complexity and majesty of the male form.

Tom Merrifield, an Australian, left a distinguished and rewarding career as a dancer, after a cartilage operation. In the early 1970’s, he turned his talent to art, becoming an acclaimed sculptor in bronze. He died aged 88 in 2021.

Weight 50 kg
Dimensions 55 × 45 × 216 cm
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