The Chimera of Arezzo. Etruscan, circa 400bce. Made of bronze and measuring 78.5cm x 129cm
Photo credit Antonio Quattrone, Florence

During September and December 2012 the Royal Academy of Arts will present Bronze, a landmark exhibition that celebrates the remarkable historical, geographical and stylistic range of this enduring medium. The exhibition will run from 15 September to the 9 December 2012 and can be viewed in the Main Galleries, Burlington House, London.

Details here.