Bronze Code: 1
Height: 7.5 In
Width: 11 In
Weight: 5.3 LBs


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Celebrate the exquisite craftsmanship of the Art Deco period with a pair of reading figures sculpted by the renowned artist, Johann Philipp Ferdinand Preiss. This remarkable two-piece set features a young man and a woman immersed in the activity of reading, showcasing Preiss's exceptional ability to capture the nuances of the human form and the evocative subtlety of expressions. The individual figurines, with the young man measuring 28x19cm and weighing 2.4kg, the woman 27x10cm and weight 1.9kg collectively combine to create a piece that's 55cm in length.

Pay special attention to the immaculately rendered features of each figure, especially the man's gaze which is a testament to Preiss's artistic prowess. The anatomy of the bodies and their characteristic poses are brilliantly portrayed, providing a level of realism that is truly striking. These figures will fit perfectly into the interior of a study room or any place where books are found, adding an element of elegance and a touch of history to the surroundings.

Johann Philipp Ferdinand Preiss (1882-1943), globally recognized as Ferdinand Preiss, is considered one of the greatest sculptors of the Art Deco period. His work mainly revolved around classical forms that reflected the beautiful era of the 1920s and 1930s. Nowadays, collectors and art enthusiasts around the globe ardently seek Preiss's sculptures, and they command impressive prices in art auctions and sales.