Colt

KARL DULDIG (1902-1986), Colt 1976, Bronze
$650, plus $15 packaging and shipping or you can collect your purchased during the Studio's opening hours.


Your ‘Colt’ will patinate with age and frequent handling will enhance the surface finish.

Karl’s fascination with horses began at a young age. While he was a student at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Vienna in the 1920’s he was often to be found watching the horses training at a nearby trotting track in the Prater and all his life he loved to draw, model or carve horses.

In 1976 Karl created a distinctive series of ‘lost wax’ sculptures. In this method the original form is consumed in the process of transforming it into metal. Not surprisingly one of the subjects he chose to model in this medium was the sprightly form of a foal (Colt). After carefully softening the wax over a candle flame, Karl quickly moulded the wax with his hands to create this small horse which displays a freedom of movement not easily achieved using other materials or methods.