|A very fine Art Nouveau Bronze by Berlin Sculptor Paul ludwig kowalczewski
entitled 'Filling the Buckets'
A fine bronze sculpture of a scantily dressed Art Nouveau Maiden carrying two buckets
and stood on a rocky plinth, mounted on a marble stand.
13 inches (33cm) Height
Good quality details down to fingernails etcâ€¦ good flowing form with strong presence
of movement. Patination chocolate brown and dark greeny brown (all original), slight
patination loss through handling on high points as expected.
Cast signature: P Kowalczewski
Circa 1905 - from a series of three Water Carrier Scuptures
Foundry probably 'Bronze Garanti Paris Deposee'
For further reading:
Bronzes 1800-1830 - Volume Four - Abage Encyclopedia - No's 5009 -5010
Thieme/Becker, Leipzig 1999; 21/22, S. 364 (biogr. Angaben).