August Schädler

Faunritt [Faun Ride]

circa 1910

cast bronze



August Schädler (Ratzenried or Bergatreute 1862-1925 Munich)

Faunritt (Faun Ride)

cast bronze, brown patina

c. 1910

Height, including base: 70,5 cm

signed on the base in the bronze cast: "Schädler"


"The block-like pedestal over a quadruple stepped base. On it, a moving faun with stylized fur in a wavy shape. On his bent back, a young faun holding on to his horns."  H

"After completing his training in Munich, August Schädler worked as a Hohenzoller court sculptor in Sigmaringen. He also made works for the Grand Ducal Majolica Factory [Großherzogliche Majolika Manufaktur] in Karlsruhe, and moved to Munich in 1914."  H


Berthold Büchele, Ein vergessener Künstler des Allgäus [A Forgotten Artist of the Allgäu]. Biographisches zum Bildhauer August Schädler, in: Im Oberland, Heft 1/2011, S. 47-49. 

another view:
detail 1:
detail 2:
detail showing signature:


Jack Daulton

The Daulton Collection