ARTUR KAAN (AUSTRIAN, 1867-1940)
Signed and dated A. Kaan '95 and Verwielfältigung vorbehalten (reproduction reserved)
Bronze on marble base, H. 28.5 cm
Artur or Arthur Kaan followed his art studies at the Academy of Vienna, becoming a member of the Viennese Art Society in 1896. He lived and worked in Vienna till his death in 1940. He is best known as a portrait sculptor, of children and of memorial statues for Emperor Franz Joseph, the Mayor of Vienna Porzer, the composer A.M. Storch and for many others. Marbruk probably is the name of the man portrayed.