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DOOR KNOCKER: LARGE TROUT FLY
Author: Michael Healy
Publisher: Michael Healy Door Knockers, Jul 2004
Binding: Gift Item
Beautiful brass fly. Michael Healy is known for his ability to skillfully combine quality materials into sculptural, yet functional forms. He is particularly noted for his talent for turning an everyday object into a unique work of art. Hand Polished & Highlighted Brass with Copper Wire. Coated with a protective finish. Boxed nicely for retail. 6.25"Hx6.5"W.
ABOUT THE SCULPTOR:
Michael Healy studied metal scupture at the University of Notre Dame where he learned century-old bronze casting techniques which became the foundation for his artistic expression. Michael's artistic style is very identifiable. He is known for his ability to skillfully combine quality materials into sculptural, yet function forms. He is particularly noted for his talent for turning an everyday object into a unique work of art. His most recognizable works are his series of unusual Door Knockers and Doorbell Ringers. Michael Healy has prolifically sculpted over 100 door sculptures. His door sculptures depict interests such as gardening, cooking, outdoor life, the Southwest, horseback riding & the seashore. To ensure consitently high quality at all stages of the metal casting process, Michael Healy works from his own foundry in Rhode Island. Michael is assisted by a select group of talented artisans who handcraft each Door Knocker or Doorbell Ringer. This personal attention to detail guarantees that every door sculpture is truly special. Michael Healy signs each of his Door Knockers, confirming its authenticity & quality craftsmanship.