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Bronze of blacksmith by Nicolaus Schmidt(German 1883-1954),c.1930. 10"x 14.75"x 33".(From 1st dibs):"Schmidt was German, his counterparts in America, Great Britain, Italy and other nations were depicting the strength and dignity of workers toiling in factory, farm and construction site. This piece is one of Nicolaus Schmidt's"... typical images, a blacksmith with anvil, raising to strike a target.Schmidt captures both the magnificence of human strength and the style of the period, the socialist realism of the between the wars anxiety, the upheaval of the European political situation, that constantly pitted the working man's consciousness against the fall of the ruling classes in old style governments.A great work by a great German sculptor.

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Good condition overall

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Bronze of blacksmith by Nicolaus Schmidt, c.1930

Estimate $200 - $300Nov 26, 2017
New York, NY, NY, USA