This is a large stylish Art Deco bronze figural sculpture of a Greek warrior male nude, titled 'The Enemy Below' by the renowned German sculptor Otto Schmidt-Hofer (German, 1873–1925) and bearng his signature, Circa 1920 in date.
The warrior is a male nude holding a boulder above his head, with a helmet and a dagger at his feet, on a naturalistic canted rectangular base. The base is signed Schmidt-Hofer and the bronze is raised on a large stepped veined marble plinth.
This high quality hot cast solid bronze was produced using the traditional 'lost wax' process.
In really excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 79 x Width 20 x Depth 26
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 7 inches x Width 8 inches x Depth 10 inches
Our reference: A3136
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