Friedrich Goldscheider (1845-1897) very beautiful polychrome sculpture by Arthur Strasser (1854-1927) Viennese sculptor and painter, who made several sculptures for Goldscheider.
For the story :
“Antar was an Arab warrior and poet, son of Emir Cheddad and Zebiba, a black slave acquired in a raid, he obtained the rank of a free man for his bravery. He died standing on his horse, from a poisoned arrow, bringing back the thousand Açafir camels who were to give him the right to marry Abla the daughter of King Zoheir. "
Jourdan-Barry / Pellecuer / Maurin collection .
- Page 24 and 68 in Goldscheider by O. Pinhas Ed. R. Dennis 2006.
- Page 224 N° 5 in Terres cuites orientalistes et africanistes, by Stéphane Richemond, les éditions de l’amateur 1999.