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Barry Davies sculptor

Oswestry, GB
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About Barry Davies sculptor

Bronze statuary and sculptures of historical figures and Natural History with an anatomically precise and thoroughly researched approach, supported by mathematical applications and adopting a methodology used by high renaissance masters. My concept is to capture a moment of heightened emotion and thought depicted through contrapposto and an active use of space. Working from my studios in Mid Wales I first design then calculate scale and proportion to a human or animal figure, evolving from a skeletal frame to musculature and surface texture. My work must convey a boldnes...Read More

Barry Davies sculptor

Established in 19891stDibs seller since 2023

Featured Pieces

Perseus and Fame proclaiming the birth of Pegasus
Located in Oswestry, GB
This neo-classical style sculpture is of Perseus the son of Zues and Danae is ordered by King Polydectes to slay the gorgon Medusa. With the gift of a polished shield from Athena, a ...
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Early 17th Century Baroque Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Xiphactinus
Located in Oswestry, GB
Xiphactinus (higher classification Ichthyodectidae) lived during the late Cretaceous period 90 - 65 million years ago.It was a predatory fish weighing approximately 1000lbs and measu...
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15th Century and Earlier Naturalistic Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Greyhound
Located in Oswestry, GB
What is unique about this artwork is the grace and elegance of the greyhound but designed in a most difficult stance frought with technical challenges. Yet the result offers a stance...
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Early 17th Century Baroque Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Perseus
Located in Oswestry, GB
Perseus was in Greek mythology the son of Zeus and Danae, founder of Mycenae and of the Perseid dynasty. He beheaded the Gorgon Medusa for King Polydectes and saved Andromeda from th...
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15th Century and Earlier Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Granite, Bronze

Discus Thrower's Torso
Located in Oswestry, GB
This artwork emulates the classical statues from the ancient world, particularly with the head broken off at the base of the neck if carved in marble. In fact I went to the lengths o...
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17th Century Baroque Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Granite, Bronze

Cheetah
Located in Oswestry, GB
This sculpture of a cheetah is largely abstract in form but keeps the lines and proportions true to the anatomy of the animal. The stance, gait and sense of movement are all achieved...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Bronze, Gold Leaf

Herbivore fossil
Located in Oswestry, GB
This shallow relief sculpture is of a 135 million years old fossil of a unknown herbivore discovered in India from the jurassic period. Davies chose this fossil amongst a plethora of...
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20th Century Academic Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Scottish Blackface Ram (Ovis Aries)
Located in Oswestry, GB
This portrait bust of a Scottish blackface ram that occupies an active use of space, is the ideal subject matter for a dynamic, bold yet serene bronze sculpture. The ram's magnificen...
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21st Century and Contemporary Naturalistic Figurative Sculptures

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Granite, Bronze

Equus Caballus (modern horse)
Located in Oswestry, GB
The evolutionary lineage of the horse is in palaeontological terms well documented. The natural history of the horse family Equidae began during the Eocene epoch 56 million to 33.9 million years ago starting with Eohippus (Dawn horse) evolving to Mesohippus , Merychippus, Pliohippus through to our modern...
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2010s Baroque Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Granite, Bronze

Anatomical study of a lion
Located in Oswestry, GB
This artwork is described beautifully by Art critic and curator Salvatore Russo at an exhibition in Uffizi Gallery, Florence 2016 - "Barry Davies, a sculp...
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16th Century Northern Renaissance Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Space Race
Located in Oswestry, GB
This pioneering Astronaut explores the concept of pushing boundaries and what that means in a modern world. One can easily imagine this astronaut standing bravely on the moon or perh...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Metta Buddha
Located in Oswestry, GB
This bronze statue is a Metta Buddha or Protective Buddha. The accuracy of the varying elements and characteristics of Davies' depiction has been thoroughly researched and well found...
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2010s Other Art Style Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze