RUNNING WILD BOAR SCULPTURE
Life-sized bronze Running Wild Boar sculpture by Tanya Russell MRBS – a bronze Wild Boar statue and wild boar garden ornament.
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Which material to choose?
Bronze Resin – bronze metal powder is mixed with a resin to create the appearance of foundry bronze metal, but is more affordable and lightweight.
Foundry Bronze – refers to the poured molten metal that is cast solid or hollow, depending on size, at a bronze foundry (using the traditional lost wax process). It is more robust and will appreciate in value.
Metric – H: 65 W: 137 D: 33 centimetres
Imperial – H: 26 W: 54 D: 13 inches
(Height / Width / Depth)
As this sculpture is handmade the bronze colour may vary.
The beautiful bronze Running Wild Boar sculpture is a casting of an original sculpture. It is hand cast by a British foundry or resin caster and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. This is an original foundry or resin casting of the sculptor’s work that she has personally approved.
This casting is a perfect recreation of the original sculpture and bears the artist’s signature and its own unique edition number.
Bronze Resin Edition: 25
The inspiration behind the sculpture
The Wild Boar sculpture was commissioned to join a sculptures of several deer and a fox in a garden in Warwickshire. The boar was going to be emerging from the bushes on a river bank and I wanted him to have a strong sense of purpose and motion, as though spotted while he trotted to the water.
Working on a large scale on garden pieces is always a pleasure because the sculptures are designed to appeal from a distance in setting. The large marks help create a sense of movement and life, and I had a lot of fun sculpting the piece.
How it was made
I worked from many photos for this piece, working with the original commissioner to find the best pose for their garden. The boar was modelled in clay, over a steel and aluminium armature for support.
Once I’d sculpted the Running Wild Boar a rubber mould was taken, with ‘keys’ placed in the rubber to ensure proper positioning. Then a shell of fibreglass was applied, to protect the mould and support it during the casting process.
The Running Wild Boar was selected for the Wildlife Artist of the Year exhibition at the Mall Galleries by the David Shepherd Wildlife Trust.
This is a new sculpture and we don’t yet have any written client feedback for it.
Delivery & returns
International delivery is available.
If you are an international buyer, you may need to pay local customs duties or taxes when importing a sculpture into your country. This most often applies to more valuable sculptures. Your local customs and taxes are not prepaid for you. If you contact us we can try to estimate them for you.
Sculpture that is broken in transit to you may be returned, and a replacement sculpture will be sent to you, at no further cost. If no replacement is available, we will cast a new one for you, or offer you a refund.
Commissioning a bespoke wildlife sculpture
If you would like to commission a made-to-order wildlife sculpture, or your own bronze wild boar statue, first of all I recommend looking at the information about bespoke sculptures on my commissions page. In particular, this should help guide you on sizing and possibly pricing.
Afterwards, please contact me about your idea.