Around 1980. Bronze with brown patina, h. 22,5 cm, verso artist's mark and foundry mark 'Guss Wittkamp Elmenhorst', numbered copy 5/20. - Edelmann shows the aged couple Philemon and Baucis as symbol of deep love and attachment till death. - Painter, graphic artist a. sculptor, began an apprenticeship as lithographer, after the war he studied at the Hamburg academy under W. Grimm a. I. Hauptmann, in contrast to contemporary trends he adhered to figurative art, study trips to Spain a. Greece enrich his paintings with the glowing colours of the South. Since 1980 E. turned his focus towards the sculptural design.