These lovely sculptures have a wonderfully worn patina. Paris to the verso, Parts of them such as hair and pedestal are finished in green while the torso is a pink metallic color.
Iffland created portrait busts and bronze figurines mainly mythological or genre-like content. He participated in the exhibitions of the Royal Academy of Arts in 1886, 1888, 1890 and 1892. In 1893 he was represented in the Great Art Exhibition in Berlin.
This is a rare art décor item that is in wonderful condition with wonderful artistic detail and fine casting in the depiction of "Seasonal Maidens" set in a great Art Nouveau theme. Judith retains her original pedestal & measures approx. 7.5 inches tall; Salome approx. Feel free to inquire with any questions or concerns.I have listed this item to the best of my ability. If for some reason there is an issue with the item when it arrives, please contact me ASAP to address it. The item "RARE 1890s CAST BUST Sculptor FRANZ IFFLAND Judith & Salome ART NOUVEAU Antique" is in sale since Sunday, November 25, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods & Styles\Art Nouveau".
The seller is "eclectic_trading_house" and is located in Dayton, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.