Fritz Kochendörfer (1871-1942) - Art Nouveau alabaster sculpture of a young woman

Description
Fritz Kochendörfer (1871-1942) - Art Nouveau alabaster sculpture of a young woman
Germany - ca. 1900 - Alabaster

A beautiful and captivating Art Nouveau alabaster sculpture by the German artist, Fritz Kochendörfer (1871-1942). An exceptionally fine little masterpiece, the way the woman's profile is emerging from the stone resembles the work of the Italian Impressionist sculptor, Medardo Rosso, though it was probably inspired by the great Italian sculptor Valmore Gemignani (see inscription on the side).
Signed on a bronze plaque, indicating a date of ca. 1890-1900, (from 1904, Kochendörfer used the title received from the Grand Duke Friedrich von Baden in his company name) and with inscribed numlbers.

14 X 8,5 cm
14,5 cm high

Overall in very good condition with one small hairline around the neck (probably naturally present in the stone). A beauttiful cabinet/ collector's piece.

Lot details
Object
Art Nouveau alabaster sculpture of a young woman
Material
Alabaster
Designer/ Artist
Fritz Kochendörfer (1871-1942)
Estimated Period
ca. 1900
Country of Origin
Germany
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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