Bust of Darwin was a British scientist, who laid the foundation of modern evolutionary theory with his concept of the development of all forms of life through the slow-working process of natural selection. His work was of major influence on the life and earth sciences and on modern thought in general. Darwin is considered the first evolutionary biologist or naturalist. Charles primary concept was of natural selection. This bust of Charles Darwin represents the theory of evolution. Imported from Italy and made of bonded alabaster and mounted to a real alabaster base. Base may very in color since it is a natural stone, this sculpture is a high end bust and would make a wonderful gift.