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Review Vespasian Bust

Discussion in 'Reviews , Video Reviews and Open Book' started by Primvspilvs, Jul 27, 2020.

  1. Primvspilvs Member

    Just received the Bust of the Roman Emperor Vespasian from Yuriy Dymytrashko <rods.atheas@gmail.com>
    As expected the casting is crisp and sharp with minor mould lines. The bust comes as 6 pieces. Head, body, cloak clasp, two part base and a nice touch the name plate. The face is full of character and the folds in the cloak very well executed.
    Dealing with Yuriy was a pleasure and despite having postage delays, due to Covid no doubt, it was worth the wait.
    vesp2.jpg vesp3.jpg vesp4.jpg
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  2. Henkm Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the review. From your pictures, it looks like there is an asymmetry between the eyes, perhaps that is just due to the camera angle? Also, could you perhaps comment on how the parts fit together? I'm asking a I have a bit of difficulty picturing the rectangular area around his neck. Will that become part of the chest? Sorry for the questions.
  3. Yuriy Active Member

    Hi John, thanks!!!
  4. Yuriy Active Member

    About asymmetry between the eyes, i want to share a few photos that have been used in the work.

    300px-Vespasianus02_pushkin.jpg 3315.jpg rim2_6902_0.jpg ves013.jpg
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  5. Nap A Fixture

    Hi John

    Great to see a review from you and on this piece

    The sculptor Sergey Alekhno has captured the features really well of a very well fed emperor

    Like the addition of the nameplate

    It's a interesting way to have the neck area fitting

    Thanks for sharing

    Hope we see this painted


    Can I just add a well done to all companies during the current situation
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  6. Henkm Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the pictures Yuriy!
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  7. RantaN A Fixture

    In fairness, I want to note that the author of this work is Sergey Alekhno.
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  8. Nap A Fixture


    Thank you I have changed my post

  9. Yuriy Active Member

  10. RantaN A Fixture

    Oops :whistle:
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  11. Nap A Fixture

    Hi Yury

    Thanks for confirming the author of the piece

    Be nice to see how the head looks when in place

  12. Yuriy Active Member

  13. Nap A Fixture

    Thank Yury


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