The Passion of Collecting Academic Nudes

Join me as we explore my collection of Academic Nudes from the 18th, 19th, and Early 20th Centuries and serendipitous finds in the Museum, Art Auction, and Gallery world......examples from the Golden Age of the European Academie

Friday, March 2, 2012

Georg Mattes (1874-1942): Bronze - Der Ball Spieler (The Ball Player)

Miri Kunst in Germany has recently listed this beautiful action study of the male physic by German Sculptor Georg Mattes (1874-1942) on eBay Germany. Mattes was a Professor of Sculpture at the Munich Art Academy during the early part of the 20th century. His sculptures are well known and extent to churches, municipal structures, cemeteries, and public works in Germany.

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