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Emil Orlik: August Gaul modelling a Seal

August Gaul modelling a Seal
drypoint, 1921
Plate/Image Size: 33 x 23.9 cm - (13 x 9½ inches)
Sheet Size: 41.9 x 25.8 cm - (16½ x 10¼ inches)
signed & numbered in pencil from the edition of 84

on laid paper with a 'BSB' watermark; a deckle edge on the right
a strong impression in very good condition apart from a very small crease on the right edge

August Gaul (1869 - 1921) was a leading German sculptor, specializing in small figures of animals; his sculpture is highly prized. He was also commissioned to make public sculptures for memorial fountains