This contemporary sculpture representing a walking leopard on a rectangular naturalistic base is made of solid burnished black patinated bronze, created by the Argentine-Italian artist Pablo Simunovic through the ancient lost wax casting method. The animal figurative feline artwork – sculptured on the round – has a majestic appearance and wonderful bronze texture. The dark patina of the bronze with different shades ranging from grey to black emphasizes the mysterious elegance of this wild big cat and its profile is stunning from any angle. The superb modeling of this exceptional Art Deco or Jugendstil inspired piece captures strength and power of this majestic wildlife animal as long as a natural sense of motion. The artist is able to attribute incredible details to this work of art creating an animal figurative Fine art object by applying classical techniques to contemporary subjects, modeling the inert wax cast of the sculpture, which is the soul of the final result in bronze, creates an animal with incredible realistic features. Measures: H.22, W.33, D.13 cm This sculpture is casted in Italy using very traditional techniques Short artist’s biographical note Pablo Simunovic was born in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in 1974. He began to draw very young, at the age-child, self-taught. At the age of fourteen he began to attend the Institute of Design “Ricardo Rojas” in Buenos Aires, until the age of eighteen. He moved in 1999 to the United States, in Miami, and here is the crucial meeting for its formation, with the painter Abdon Romero, a Venezuelan painter, director of the Academy of Fine Arts in Maracaibo. In the atelier of Romero, directed together with the painter Sonia Hidalgo, Pablo Simunovic continues his artistic journey, practicing with the practice of drawing, and gains a clear and sure sign in the realization of the shapes and volumes. Currently Pablo lives and works between Florence and Pietrasanta, from painting he approached sculpture by working different materials from marble to bronze, his passion for sculpture often leads him to Pietrasanta, a privileged place for sculptors where he finds inspiration, materials and foundries to create his works of art.