Around 1920. Bronze with dark patina. Sign. to the topside of the plinth 'B. BUTZKE' and lateral foundry mark by 'BILDGIESSEREI KRAAS BERLIN'. Patina partially worn. Figure: h. 57 cm, veined marble base (min. chipped): h. 4 cm. - Sculptor in Berlin, studied at the Berlin porcelain manufactory and the Berlin Museum for Arts and Crafts, 1893-1900 working for KPM and 1922-23 for the Schwarzburger Werkstätten and freelance sculptor in Berlin.