Fine bronze figure of alegorical forest nymph with a butterfly was executed in 1891 by listed German sculptor Franz Rosse (1858 - Berlin - 1900). He studied in Hanau by Wiese and at the Art Academy in Berlin (by Shaper). Works by him: Kaiser Wilhelm monument in Rathenow(1900), Statue of Friedrich Wilhelm I and small plastics with allegorical nude and nymph figures.
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart"; E.Benezit "Dictionnaire des peintres , sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs",Gründ, 1999.
Inscription: signed and dated (18)91 on the ground .
Technique: bronze , brown patina, dark red-brown marble base.
Measurements: h.15 " ( 38 cm ).
Condition: very good