After 1970. Bronze. Sign. to the reverse side 'A. Hilmer' and foundry mark 'GUSS BARTH ELMENHORST'. H. 22,5 cm. - Literature: Exh. Cat. Arnold Hilmer 1908-1999, p. 13, no. 8 (painted gypsum). - Sculptor, painter and graphic artist. H. was pupil of E. Steinbach in Hamburg and studied at the Königsberg and Stuttgart academies 1929-33. He started as a painter bevore turning to sculpture. He was married to the paintress Charlotte Hilmer. Lit.: Vollmer, Heydorn, Der Neue Rump u.a.