STANDING VIZSLA SCULPTURE
Windowsill-sized bronze ‘Standing Vizsla’ sculpture by Tanya Russell MRBS – a bronze Standing Vizsla statue and vizsla ornament for the home.
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Which material to choose?
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: 21 W: 27 D: 9 centimetres
Imperial – H: 8 W: 11 D: 4 inches
(Height / Width / Depth)
As this sculpture is handmade the bronze colour may vary.
The beautiful bronze Standing Vizsla 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.
Foundry Bronze Edition: Open (Unlimited)
Bronze Resin Edition: Open (Unlimited)
The inspiration behind the sculpture
The Vizsla sculpture was modelled on Lola. Lola was a young Hungarian Vizsla. She was very shy and quiet, until you got her game toy out. She was trained to retrieve and she was very excited by her fluffy duck. I got some wonderful photos of her having it thrown around during her sitting with me.
How it was made
When I model animals I try where possible to find examples from life. I also use many photos – often hundreds – showing the animal (and other animals of the breed or species). This helps me sculpt their anatomical features. I study the way that hair, fur or skin lies over their muscles or alters their shape, and their different poses and attitudes.
The Standing Vizsla sculpture was modelled in wax, over a steel and aluminium armature for support. After the Standing Vizsla statue was finished 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 standing Vizsla has arrived, and it’s beautiful. Thank you so much. My daughter will be over the moon.”
“It is so lovely. Thank you very much. Kind regards from Berlin.”
“Beautiful sculpture and the artist was quick to respond to any questions I had, I would highly recommend purchasing any pieces you’re eyeing on the site!”
“So beautifully crafted. Absolutely recommended.”
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“Stunning work! I am very happy I have it now in my position. Tanya is a very talented sculptor. The delivery went smoothly and the sculpture arrived well packed and in excellent condition. Thank you Tanya!”
“This statue was a gift for my husband. He absolutely loves it. Tanya is a very talented artist. Even though I’m in the US and she is in England, it was very easy to communicate with her via email. “
“Oh wow! Lola is amazing, no words to describe how thrilled we are. So lucky to have found you! Thank you, thank you, thank you.”
Delivery & returns
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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 dog sculpture
If you would like to commission a made-to-order dog sculpture, or your own bronze standing vizsla statue, first of all I recommend looking at the information about bespoke sculptures on my dog commissions page. In particular, this should help guide you on sizing and possibly pricing.
Afterwards, please contact me about your idea.