Max Klinger

Bather, Reflecting in the Water





Max Klinger (1857-1920)

"Bather, Reflecting in the Water" ("Badende, sich im Wasser spiegelnd")

patinated bronze, on a serpentine stone plinth

c. 1896

Height 26,5 cm

monogrammed, and with foundry mark "Akt. Ges. Gladenbeck Berlin"


The present statue is Klinger's copy in bronze, on a lesser scale, of his 1896 marble statue now in the Museum of Fine Art, Leipzig.

The Daulton Collection also contains a pencil sketch study for this statue:

Max Klinger
Female Nude (Weiblicher Akt)
pencil on handmade paper
38 x 26,2 cm
signed lower right: M. Klinger

Max Klinger, 
Selbstbildnis von vorne mit auf die geballte Hand gestütztem Kopf
(Self-Portrait from the front with head supported by clenched fist),
Aquatintaradierung auf Japan (aquatint and etching on Japan paper),
22,8 x 15,6 cm (sheet 35 x 27,5 cm),
In pencil, signed, dated "28.12.18," and inscribed "30. Dr." (impression no. 30),
The Daulton Collection


Jack Daulton

The Daulton Collection