Rudolf Weyr

In the radiant Vienna of the late 19th century, Rudolf Weyr (1847-1914) was a master of sculpture. Discovery of the Universal Exhibition in 1873, he benefited from the extraordinary development of the Austro-Hungarian capital after the stock market crash, and became one of the best sculptors of the Empire. Author of numerous monuments in Vienna, […]

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« The little mermaid », Sumptuous monumental fountain attributed to Rudolf Weyr, Vienna, circa 1890-95

Carrara marble, Statuary marble. Height : 315 cm / 124” ; Width : 188 cm / 74” ; Depth : 120 cm / 47” 1/4. Vienna, circa 1890-1895. Sheltering a small mermaid, this fountain is a work of rare beauty. Indeed, the virtuosity of the sculptures added to a great sense of harmony, is here at the service of a […]

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