4 December 2002
Franz von Stuck (German, 1863-1928)
signed 'Franz von Stuck' (on the front of the base); and stamped with the foundry mark 'Priessmann Bauer & Co München' (on the lower edge of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 25 1/8 in. (63.8 cm.); Length: 13½ in. (34.3 cm.)
First conceived in 1892/3
By descent directly from the artist to the present owner.
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A. Heilmann, Die Plastik Franz von Stucks. Studien zur Monographie und Formentwicklung, Dissertation, Technische Universität, Munich, 1985, pp. 61-80, 388-89, no. 3.
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