Bronze Height 29.2 cm. Mounted on brown-marbled stone base (8 x 12.8 x 12 cm) Monogrammed 'GK' on the rear right shoulder. Life-time cast from the mid 1920s. According to Berger, one can assume an edition of at least 3 casts. - Medium brown patina.
According to Ursel Berger, the sitter is a Chinese acrobat whose performances Kolbe had seen and whose soft facial features had obviously impressed him. The young Chinese man's long pigtail is artistically draped around his neck.
Accompanied by an expertise from Ursel Berger, Berlin, dated 30 March 2016
Family possession, North Rhine-Westphalia
Dresden/Leipzig 1925 (Galerie Arnold/Kunstverein Leipzig)