Just uploaded a fantastic new bronze onto the site. Adof Daumiller, – The Swimmer. A stunning patinated ,Art Deco bronze ,figure of a nude woman. Signed c 1930. This figure was also known as ‘On the beach’ when it was first made. However it was one of the figures that ,Rosenthal, produced in porcelain and renamed it The Swimmer. 45 cm tall including marble base.
Gustav Adolf Daumiller (born November 10, 1876 in Memmingen, died 16 January 1962 in Munich) was a German sculptor and medalist. Daumiller was born the fourth of ten children. In 1898 he began studying at the Design Academy in Hanau, and in 1900 went to the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. From 1902 to 1904 he continued his education in London and studied from 1904 at the Academie Julian in Paris and from 1905 to 1907 at the city’s Ecole des Beaux-Arts. From 1908 he worked in Munich and he was regularly represented at the art exhibitions in the Glass Palace. In addition to large and small sculptures created Daumiller also designed medals and plaques. He created designs for sculptures, which were made by Rosenthal in porcelain.