Hans Muller Early 20th Century Art Nouveau Man Smoking Pipe Bronze Bust
Man Smoking Pipe Early 20th century Art Nouveau Hans Müller bronze bust, a lovely dark patina figurative sculpture on marble base, signed on the left shoulter H. Müller. In the lower part the bronze figure features a mark with letters BM and AEG in the corners, probably of the foundry.
The Austrian sculptor Hans Müller was born in Vienna Austria 1873. He was a pupil of Edmund von Hellmer at the Vienna Academy of Art and is best known for his busts of famous Viennese Society, he modeled a few animal sculptures mostly of hunting dogs.
This bust was probably cast around 1910 at the height of the Art Nouveau movement. Good condition, great dark patina, small chips in the marble profiles of the base.
height: 20 cm
width: 14 cm
depth: 14 cm
A bronze casting child figure of a lovely little girl with a doll in her arms, entitled BAMBOLE, meaning DOLLS, standing on a rectangular green marble basement and dating back to the fascist-era, before the II world war, to 1938 circa. This antique bronze sculpture, signed on the back side R. Zacchetti, by the Italian artist Renzo Zacchetti, shows the Italian title BAMBOLE, engraved on the lower front. With a beautiful brown patina, this casting figure comes from a private house of Milan, it is in perfect condition, except the minor loss, the small missing edge of the frontal corner marble base.
Renzo Zacchetti exhibited at the Palazzo Permanente in Milan, during Fascism period, since 1936, attended the Milan's exhibitions organized by the Sindacato Interprovinciale Fascista delle Belle Arti di Milano and continues the exhibition activities with the reopening of the Permanente Palace, from 1953 to 1972, mainly to social exhibitions and biennials.
Giuseppe Bianchi cast bronze sculpture depicting a group of three female figures wrapped around a square pillar, three naked women holding up a torch, a flame or something similar. One of the figure holds the wheel of a cart.
This bronze sculpture expression of Italian Symbolist currents of the 1920s. is signed on the base G.Bianchi (Como 1864 - 1944) rests on a square marble base and has a beautiful dark patina, in good condition.
The modeling looseness of this composition, the deforming line of the three female figures, almost untied by anatomical reality, but of strong emotional and spiritual impact, are characteristics that place the sculpture in the second decade of the twentieth century, to the symbolist currents of the 1920s. Bianchi Giuseppe (Como 1864 - 1944) took part in the National Exhibition in Brera in 1922 with "Care Rimembranze" a marble sculpture. Some of his works are also present in the Art Collections of the Ospedale Maggiore in Milan.
Measures: Height 50 cm Width 19 cm Depth 19 cm.