Love LoversAhhh Valentines day. What is better than to celebrate a day of love? I know the cynics out there have marked yesterday a Hallmark Holiday. However, Valentine and the associated meaning of romantic love evolved with Chaucer’s poem “Parlement of Foules” in the high Middle Ages, way before the dawn of greeting card companies. The root of Valentines day goes much deeper than giving and receiving cards and other goodies. It is a day celebrating deep love and unbridled passion. In fact I think sculpture captures the love and passion Valentines Day celebrates, perfectly. Below you will find our favorite, most passionate sculptures.

Apollo and Daphne Statue by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Apollo and Daphne Statue by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

1.) Apollo & Daphne By Gian Lorenzo Bernini Sculpture

Daphne was mountain nymph, with whom Apollo falls in love, having mocked the flimsy darts of Eros compared with his own skill at archery. Eros fires one arrow at him, making him fall passionately in love with Daphne, and another at her which renders her impervious to the god’s persuasion. She flees from him, begging the gods to protect her from his advances, and they turn her into a laurel tree. The myth of Apollo and Daphne is beautiful and captured perfectly by  Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s sculpture.

Cupid and Psyche by Antonio Canova

Cupid and Psyche by Antonio Canova

2.) Cupid and Psyche Bonded Marble Statue by Canova

Canova’s Cupid and Psyche sculpture helped revive classical sculpture in Italy. This depiction of Eros reviving Psyche, who was put to sleep forever by inhaling a magic perfume, is as much an allusion to the legend of Psyche, the immortal soul of Platonic myth, as it is a hymn to love. This statue been called any of these three names: Cupid and Psyche , Eros and Psyche or Love and Psyche. This grand-scale sculpture is imported from Italy and is made of a bonded marble and mounted to a wood base.

Eternal Spring Statue By Rodin

Eternal Spring Statue by Rodin

3.)   Eternal Springtime Statue By Rodin

Auguste Rodin’s sculpture Eternal Springtime is a wonderful example of a neo-classical piece of sculptural art. Rodin, is a French artist, created the piece in the late 1800’s and was roughly twenty six inches high. The sculpture replica of the Eternal Springtime is comprised of two lovers passionately intertwined in each other arms, wrapped in an everlasting embrace. Similar in earlier Classical Greek sculpture, the two lovers are shown in this quality museum statue that shows their passion for each other, thus forming a dynamic composition. The god-like male figure dominates the composition as he forcibly kisses the woman passionately. The woman, in turn, submits to his kiss and succumbs to her innermost desires. The movement of the sculpture suggests that the artist wants to place emphasis on the physical aspect between the two lovers. This is truly a passionate sculpture and will be a great gift or collector piece for your gallery.

I hope these pieces filled you with passion. We are proud to carry many other passionate sculptures within our gallery. Head on over to our website to view our fine gallery of sculptures, fountains and garden accessories.

If you have something in mind but cannot find it on the website, feel free to contact us. Our excellent products coupled with our outstanding customer service ensures Statue.com is the best business for statuary and other fine goods.

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~Kristen

Rodin and Love and Lovers Collections

Oh how we love the sculptures in the Auguste Rodin and Love & Lovers collections. Full of unbridled passion and… well… Love. So, skip the box of chocolates this year and give your partner the most enduring gift. A gift that will stand the test of time, just like your love. We know they will love these sculptures as much as we do.

Here are a sampling of our favorite sculptures from Love & Lovers and Auguste Rodin:

Body And Soul African Lovers Statue

Body And Soul African Lovers Statue

Body And Soul African Lovers Statue

This is a wonderful sculpture of Body and Soul African Lovers Statue by Komnan Ohene. Locked in a passionate embrace, this African figurine is sculpted 360 degrees and is timelessly beautiful from any angle. A classic African statue cast in quality designer resin, it is handpainted with metallic patinas and accented with fine details such as authentic metal earrings.

A statue symbolizing love makes a perfect Valentines Day gift.  This romantic couple in traditional tribal clothing is a poignant sculpture by a well known Ghanian artist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dance Of The Heart Kaleb Martyn

Dance Of The Heart Kaleb Martyn

Dance Of The Heart Kaleb Martyn

Intertwined in a passionate embrace, the two figures in this strikingly timeless visual evoke a knowing passion that has taken our hearts. Captures the beauty of the human form with an artistry that pleases the eye and the soul. Cast in designer resin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Embrace a Lovers Sculpture

Embrace a Lovers Sculpture

Embrace a Lovers Sculpture

This sculpture captures the precise moment when there is no turning back from lovers passion, this is named Embrace. Amazingly sculpted figures magnetically draw the eye across every precisely rendered contemporary curve in this gallery-quality, art grade plaster work set apart by a hand finish of Ash that celebrates loves longing. Great wedding, anniversary or lovers gift.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cathedral Hands By Auguste Rodin Statue

Cathedral Hands By Auguste Rodin Statue

Cathedral Hands By Auguste Rodin Statue

Cathedral Hands By Auguste Rodin Statue is a wonderful wedding gift. This sculpture of the Cathedral has a texture on the surface of the hand and is more true to the original Rodin sculpture of the Cathedral. The Cathedral by Auguste Rodin (1840-1917).  To Rodin, two hands symbolized a lover’s union every bit as powerfully as his more explicit sculptures did. Rodin’s allegory hinted at the scarcity of the sexual in the pieces name of  The Cathedral. This wonderful Rodin statue is composed of alabaster dust mixed with a durable binding compound, each detail is finished with care by the artisans of Italy’s Egregia Workshop.

The Love & Lovers and Auguste Rodin collections will be on sale through the month of February. If ordering for Valentines Day we recommend ordering soon so that your gift arrives in time for the special day.

Head on over to our website to view our fine gallery. If you have something in mind but cannot find it on the website, feel free to contact us. Our excellent products coupled with our outstanding customer service ensures Statue.com is the best business for statuary and other fine goods.

Reach us by phone Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (CT) 618-692-1121 or Toll-Free at 877-675-2634.

Email us at sales@statue.com

Our fax number is 618-692-6775.

Send mail to us at: Statue.com, Inc., 100 N. Main St. Edwardsville, IL 62025.

We’d love to hear from you!

~Kristen