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Franz Barwigartist • sculptorSchönau (Duitsland) 1868-1931 Wenen

biography of Franz Barwig

Franz Barwig was one of the most important and successful Viennese sculptors of his time. He started out as a woodcarver and was trained at the Vienna Kunstgewerbeschule, to which he was later also affiliated as a professor. From the outset, Barwig's sculptures were acquired by important European museums. His animal figures in particular show him as a pioneer of Art Deco. After his unexpected death in 1931, he was gradually forgotten by the general public. In 2014 he was honored with a major retrospective exhibition at the Belvedere in Vienna.


previously for salesculptures by Barwig F.


Franz Barwig | Chimpanzee, bronze, 22.0 x 12.0 cm, signed on the base with initials

Franz Barwig

statue • sculpture • previously for sale

Chimpanzee


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