Exquisite antique nude bronze lady drawing water. She is sculptured bending slightly over holding onto a rope that is attached to a bucket. She is pulling up a water bucket. She is mounted on her original rouge marble base. She has a beautiful honey chocolate brown patina. She is in mint condition and exquisitely sculptured. She is very lifelike and very animated. Hard to find bronzes of this quality today at any price. She measures 9 inches from the bottom base to the top of her head. No including original base the bronze sculpture stands 8-1/2 inches tall. Weight 2.5 lbs. Besserdich is a listed German/Austrian sculptor who worked in the late 18 and early 1900s. Any sculptures we have seen in the past from this artist have had extraordinary quality and detail. The sculptures all look alive. At a glance one can tell that the artist who sculptured this lady was a true master. This is a magnificent piece guaranteed to please the most particular sculpture collector or connoisseur.