Imposing, bronze-patinated spelter sculpture by the French artist Arthur Waagen.
Waagen was born in France and spent almost all his life in Paris. He exhibited in the Salon in Paris from 1861-1877.
This beautiful large sculpture is signed on the back. On the front the sculpture carries its title "Detresse". The artist truthfully expressed this sailor’s need. You can nearly see the panic in the eyes of the man. The sculpture has a beautiful, warm patina. Weight around 6 kg.
The photos give a good impression of this beautiful sculpture.
The lot will be sent in a custom made wooden crate in accordance with ISPM no.15519741/742.
- an impressive statue titled "Detresse" - 78 cm
- Wood, Zamac
- Designer/ Artist
- Arthur Waagen (1869 - 1910)
- Estimated Period
- about 1900
- Country of Origin
- Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
- 78×25×24 cm
- 6 kg