1959. Bronze with dark patina, figure h. 17,5 cm, marble base h. 3 cm (dam.), verso monogrammed 'HR' as well as inscribed 'DSB' and 'Jahresgabe 1959'. - The sculpture was presented in 1959 by the German Sports Federation as an annual edition. - German sculptor and graphic artist, from 1911 studied at the School of Applied Arts in Hamburg, 1928-1933 member of the Hamburg Secession, primarily known for his animal figures, numerous sculptural works in the public space of Hamburg. - Lit.: Vollmer, Bruhns, Der Neue Rump.