Masterfully bronze sculpture of a ancient archers was executed On the turn of 20th century by Polish-German sculptor Paul Ludwig Kowalczewski (1865 now Miel¿yn/Poland - 1910 Berlin).Kowalczewski studied at the Berlin Academy of Arts for three years from 1895. His work included primarily bronze busts and sculptures of the Art Nouveau with profane depictions of working people, but also warriors, archers, victorious poses and occasionally birds. Between 1899 and 1906 he regularly showed his works at the Great Berlin Art Exhibition.The artist´s brother, Karl Kowalczewski (1867-1927), was also a sculptor. Her sister Dorota married the Mayor of Wroclaw, Paul Matting
Famous works by the artist: Gardener with rake and hat; Call of the Sea, 1920; Mercury; Diana; Seduction of Danas", Schlangebeschwörerin; Swordsman; Germanic warrior with staff; The Chain Sprinkler, 1907; Monna Vanna, 1900.
Literature: in German: artstist general lexicon by Thieme/Becker 1999; Paul Ludwig Kowalczewski. In: General Artist Encyclopedia. The visual artists of all times and peoples (AKL). Saur, Munich 1992.
Inscription: signed on the base.
Technique: bronze, dark brown patina, marble base.
Measurements: bronze h. 13 3/4 " ( 35 cm ), full with marble 17 1/3" (44 cm)
Condition: in very good condition.