29 JANUARY – 5 FEBRUARY 2023

BRUSSELS EXPO | HEYSEL

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IMAGE DETAILS


Victor Werner

Josef Prof. Hinterseher (Germany, 1873-1955)
Forest Idyll, circa 1920
Outdoor sculpture in bronze with green patina
H 157 x W 86 x D 52 cm
Signed HINTERSEHER
Name of the foundry on the right-hand side of the base HINDELANG ANETSBERGER MÜNCHEN
Provenance: private collection Hessen
Literature: Still Shining, Discovering Lost Treasures from the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair by Diane Rademacher p. 78, ISBN: 1-891442-20-1, Virginia Publishing Co

Another cast was exhibited at the St. Louis World's Fair, after which it was purchased by the family of the beer giant August Busch Sr. and placed in his honour on a hilltop in Sunset Memorial Park in St. Louis, Missouri