A very fine Art Nouveau Bronze by Berlin Sculptor Paul ludwig kowalczewski entitled 'Filling the Buckets' - For Sale
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 etc… 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'
Private Estate / London
For further reading:
Bronzes 1800-1830 - Volume Four - Abage Encyclopedia - No's 5009 -5010
Thieme/Becker, Leipzig 1999; 21/22, S. 364 (biogr. Angaben).