19th Century Austrian Patinated Bronze and Marble Signed Statue of Willy Thaller
Decorate an office or a study with this elegant bronze statue. Crafted in Austria circa 1880, the figure depicts the actor and singer Willi Thaller standing and leaning on a marble base. The artwork, signed on the front shows incredible details and adorns a rich patinated bronze finish. Willi Thaller was born on August 17, 1854 in Graz, Austria. He was an actor, known for Mutter Sorge (1915) and Seine Hoheit, der Eintänzer (1927). He died on April 6, 1941 in Vienna, Austria. Willy Thaller was well-known as a stage actor and as an opera singer, and only appeared seldom in movies. He made his first stage experiences as a child at the Stadttheater Graz where he was also engaged regularly as an adult. Later followed appearances at different theaters in Vienna and finally he went on tour through the USA which led him to cities like Chicago, Philadelphia and New York. In Europe he acted at the Deutsches Theater in Prague and at the Burgtheater in Vienna. His first cinematical work came in 1915 into being with “Mutter Sorge” (1915) directed by Jacob and Luise Fleck. It lasted twelve years before he appeared in front of the camera again. Measures: 8″W x 6″D x 16.75″H.
|Dimensions||8" W x 6" D x 16.75" H|
Late 19th Century