Johann Wolfgang Elischer (Austrian 1891-1996) Elischer was born in Vienna and trained at the Academy of Vienna from 1908 to 1911 and was an Associate of the Royal Academy Vienna. He won the Prix de Rome in 1909. Elischer later studied in Paris (1910-1911) under August Rodin, then
he migrated to Australia in 1935. The present superbly cast bronze is of a young provocative semi nude woman. Signed and with Vienna foundry marks
Dimensions Total height including the period onyx base is 10&1/2 inches.