Pride

 

Brancusi - PrideIt is the first sculpture to be casted in bronze by Constantin Brancusi.
With the plaster sketch of this work, Brancusi began his presentation in 1906 at the Paris Salon chaired by Rodin.

This work represents a head expression - Study after nature.
The portrait is designed for a quiet and symmetrical structure. The calm, expressed overall by the sculpture, is disturbed by the look who hides a slight shadow. Brancusi also made ​​a glass statuette representing the same character.

A second version of "pride" varies previous version in plaster by the fact that the bottom was lowered and shoulders removed.