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Rare Hans Schwegerle Faun in Love Bronze Germany 1902 Der Verliebte Faun

Price: $1,150
  • Item No: 77387

The faun a creature from Roman mythology , has always been a popular subject in art. Around the turn of the century when mythological themes were increasingly used again by artists of Symbolism, the figure of half god and lustful forest-dweller was often depicted. Also in his work by the German Sculptor Hans Schwengerle, 1882-1950 who rendered the faun in ecstatic pose, with puckered lips ready for kissing. This figure is 8.7 inches 22 cm high. It is in excellent condition commensurate with age and has its original lovely dark chocolate brown patina artist inscribed HS . This model was listed at auction with an estimate of $3200. Auctionata Paddle8 AG: Saturday, December 6, 2014 Lot 00128 Auction # 137: 20th Century Design & Decorative Arts, literature Gabriele Sterner, Art Nouveau, Cologne 1975, p. 126, illustration. plate #127

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