A GORGEOUS PAIR OF BRONZE STATUES…
A very fine PAIR of German bronze sculptures of the “Flower Queen” and “Phryne”. Of beautiful patination and colour, both are portrayed standing and nude, with the integrally cast bronze circular bases inscribed: “Reine Des Fleurs” and “Phryne”. Both are further inscribed P. Stotz & Cie, Stuttgart, and stand on their original cylindrical rouge gnotte marble plinths. 16.25 ins (41 cms) high overall.
** Paul Stotz (1850-1899) attended Stuttgart’s polytechnic from 1866-67 and in 1869 joined the Art School there along with his uncle Karl Kopp, an established sculptor. On completing his training he worked in his father Albert’s foundary as a draftsman and modeller, before moving to Vienna in 1873.
Stock No: 5032/k
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