this is a sculpture of the Greek mythological hero Icarus who wanted to escape a prison tower made wing wings with feathers and wax he then flew too close to the sun and his wings melted and he came crashing down into the sea. the sculpture is made in bronze and is 58 cm high. Icarus falls, wings burning, ash covered from being to close to the sun into the reflection of the moon in the sea. Mounted on a slate base. Also Available in Bronze resin Ltd Ed 15 for £1,700 (Various Patinas made to order)