Bronze sculpture details
This realistic looking starling is sitting on a filigree designed reed plant and is looking around attentively.
Edition in bronze, cast using the lost wax technique, chased and patinated by hand.
Barely 14 -year-old, Ernst Völkl began an apprenticeship (Lehre) in Manheim in 1942 as a wood and stone sculptor. At the same time he took the opportunity to take lessons at the Free Academy (Freien Akademie) in Mannheim under the tutelage of Carl Trummer.