Girl playing the Violin


This is a bronze casting of a young girl playing the violin. It is one of my most favourite castings as I also used to play the violin as a child.

We can imagine that she is playing Beethoven's Minuet in G.


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Girl playing the Violin

This casting shows a young girl dressed in period clothes playing the violin.

This girl playing the violin is cast from silicon bronze, yellow brass, and white bronze.

The upper body including the hands and head are cast as one piece in silicon bronze. Her hair has been cast in yellow brass, whereas the violin and bow are cast in a white bronze. Her skirt is also cast from a white bronze alloy that looks like silver.

This piece is mounted on a custom made hexagonal piece of white marble.

The white bronze includes 58% copper, 1% lead and various amounts of manganese, zinc and aluminum. The silicon bronze contains 95% Cu, 4% Si, 1% Mn. The yellow brass has 63% copper, 1% lead, and various amounts of zinc and tin.

Height: 19 cm
Width: 9.5 cm
Depth: 9.5 cm
Weight: 720 grams