Shave - Lioness Chasing Impala Antelope"
Lifesize Bronze, Edition of 6
Height from ground to horn tip: 10' 6" H
Base size: 5' 8" x 3' 8"
"Close Shave - Lioness
Chasing Impala Antelope" Maquette
Bronze with Granite Base
Edition of 10, 29" H
Base size: 20" x 12"
of "Close Shave" on display at Weston
Gardens in Ft. Worth, TX. Photograph by Elizabeth Loggins.
by S. Sabella.
Glen works on the plasticine model of the lioness. Photograph by S.
always been impressed by the beauty and sculptural qualities of
male impala when they jump high, and have been hesitant to attempt
such a venture because of how the piece may be supported without
being a gimmick. Having seen a lioness make a failed attempt at
catching such a jumping male impala in full flight, I have used
the lioness to support the impala, which is just attached to the
end of her paw." - Robert Glen
"Close Shave" was modelled direct by Sculptor Robert Glen
and then cast in bronze at the famous Fonderia Artistica Mariani
in Pietrasanta, Italy.
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