PAUL AICHELE (GERMAN 1859-1910)  
Paul Aichele had his first exhibition at the Exposition of Arts in Berlin in 1891 with a statue " Bachante". In the following year he exhibited a sculpture of "Slave in Chains" at the Akademie der Künste in Berlin.In 1900 he created a statuary group "Teasing Children" At the Exposition of the Crystal Palace in Munich he exhibited a sculpture representing the "Allegory of Death". In 1902 he exhibited a sculpture called" Sacrifice" at the Exposition of Arts in Dusseldorf. Many other works by Aichele were exhibited in Berlin in 1904 and then again in Berlin in 1909 with the "Girl with the Snail". In 1910 he exhibited a sculpture group called "Paradise Lost". Paul Aichele is perhaps best known for his monumental fountain created in 1907, the sculpture of Sintflutbunen at the Perelsplatz in Berlin , a figural group of writhing bodies sheltering from the storm. Ref: E. Benezit Dictionnaire des Peintres Sculpteurs Dessinateurs et Graveurs 1999 edition
Paul Aichele (German 1859 -1910) “Miner” Signed bronze sculpture circa 1900 of an impressionist mine worker holding a lamp and pickaxe
Dimensions: Height 24 inches