Bronze sculpture details
Once again, Heil has used duplication here: the figure which is lying down is joined by a miniature of himself, to which he behaves like the nature to the ideal. As the artist claims, it is this true self which guides and carries us wherever we may tread.
Edition in bronze, cast using the lost wax technique, chased and patinated by hand.
After his sculpting apprenticeship Adelbert Heil worked as a sculptor for a few years. He then decided to close a circle after his first , then closed but a circle that long after his further training brought him back to metal.