Sculpture, Marble and Bronze auctions combine art with materials like wood, terracotta, plaster, stone, ivory, marble, metal and bronze.
These online sales feature numerous classical sculptures, from bronze statuettes from the Italian Renaissance to Jean-Antoine Houdon's portraits in white marble and Augustin Pajou's terracotta busts.
No-one could stay stony-faced before this profusion of wood carvings, plaster heads, stone busts, antique lost wax castings, statues of the Madonna and Child and animals by Antoine-Louis Barye, Rembrandt Bugatti and François Pompon.
Modern and contemporary sculptors also provide delights for initiates in these online Sculpture, Marble and Bronze auctions, which feature Auguste Rodin, Camille Claudel, Aristide Maillol, Alexander Calder, Niki de Saint Phalle and Jean Tinguely, Arman, César, and the star of the auction room, Alberto Giacometti.
Did you know? A hundred years after the death of Auguste Rodin, a patinated bronze proof of the brilliant sculptor's Eternal Spring fetched €2 million at Drouot !