Vintage 3D Relief Molded Wax Art

Vintage 3D Relief Molded Wax Art

$61.03

Here is a cool piece of mid century folk art. This beautiful hand painted wax mold of Spitzweg's The Bookworm was made in Austria in the 1950's.
It is in used condition.
It is 7 1/2" x 6 1/4" x 1/2"
The wax itself is in great condition, complete, not melted or scratched. It does feature on small crack that I could see, on his knee.(pic 10)
The paint looks to be complete, nice and vibrant and the gold still has some shimmer to it. See pics for details.
It comes with it's original box, featuring the sticker from original purchase point identifying the piece, Bücherwurm.(pic 5)
The box does have a small hole in the middle of the top.(pic 9)


The Bookworm (German: Der Bücherwurm) is an oil-on-canvas painting by the German painter and poet Carl Spitzweg. The picture was made circa 1850 and is typical of Spitzweg's humorous, anecdotal style and it is characteristic of Biedermeier art in general.[1] The painting is representative of the introspective and conservative mood in Europe during the period between the end of the Napoleonic Wars and the revolutions of 1848, but at the same time pokes fun at those attitudes by embodying them in the fusty old scholar unconcerned with the affairs of the mundane world.

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