Shakespeare Bust statue is composed of alabaster dust mixed with a durable binding compound, each detail is finished with care by the artisans of Italy's Egregia Workshop. Mounted on a solid alabaster base.These statues are imported from Italy. William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and as the world's greatest dramatist. His body of work consists of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, and several other poems. Beyond his impact on the language, Shakespeare is so widely read and performed today because he used his considerable talent to explore the timeless truths about what it means to be human. This is a quality reproduction of William Shakespeare and will be a wonderful sculpture for a gift or perfect for your home library.