Bronze with black and brown patina, H. 35,5 cm, on the back sign. and dat. 'Hrdlicka 72' as well as num. '53/55', with founder's mark 'Venturi Arte' for Paole Venturi, Bologna. - As an extra a dedication of the artist. - Literature: Lewin 151/a. - Important Austrian sculptor, painter a. graphic artist, studied painting at the Vienna academy under A.P. Gütersloh a. sculpting under F. Wotruba, his pwerful expressive style often serves to communicate political messages.