Author Topic: Josef Flossmann  (Read 465 times)

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 112

  • Maximilian Dasio.  1908. 

    IO — ƧEF・FLOSSMANN・AETATIƧ・ƧVAE・XLVI・A・D・MCMVIII❀ (Josef Floßmann in the year of his age 46, AD 1908).  Cast bronze, medium-brown patina, 67.68 mm; 153.61 g.  Edge-punch ・I ・X — I.  Vorzüglich (extremely fine).

    Obverse: Portrait profile head and collar bust of subject to left, hair and beard extending into double pearled borders enclosing title legend; artist's signature ・DAƧIO・PICT・ (pictor = artist) under collar-cut of the bust. 

    Reverse: Naked Prometheus in profile left to right, lying upon rock, head thrown back, back arched, knees raised, shackled arms twisting in agony as eagle perches on his torso; inscription HOMINES FECISTI (you have made mankind) in exergue under rock ground line; artist's initial D— upper right; pearled rim.

    Cf: Hofmann, Helga D.  1974.  Kleinplastik und figürliches Kunsthandwerk aus den Beständen des Münchner Stadtmuseums 1880 - 1930, pp. 32, 35: no. 16 (ill. reverse).

    Cf: Weber, Ingrid S.  1985.  Maximilian Dasio 1864 - 1954: Münchner Maler Medailleur und Ministerialrat.  Staatliche Münzsammlung München, pp. 46 - 48: no. 35 (full-page illustration).

    Cf: Salaschek, Sunhild.  1980.  Katalog der Medaillen und Plaketten des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts im französischen und deutschen Sprachraum in der Hamburger Kunsthalle, I (text): pp. 82 -83: no. 326; II (Studien und Tafeln): pl. 24.

    Cf: Heidemann, Martin.  1998.  Medaillenkunst in Deutschland von 1895 bis 1914. Die Kunstmedaille in Deutschland, Band 8, p. 131, 380 (ill): no. 133.


    Josef Flossmann (1862 - 1914) was a Munich sculptor and artist colleague of Dasio.  Much of his sculpture was designed to be integrated into architecture in Munich and southern Germany.
Josef Flossmann
« on: March 27, 2020, 03:31:46 AM »

Maximilian Dasio.  1908. 

IO — ƧEF・FLOSSMANN・AETATIƧ・ƧVAE・XLVI・A・D・MCMVIII❀ (Josef Floßmann in the year of his age 46, AD 1908).  Cast bronze, medium-brown patina, 67.68 mm; 153.61 g.  Edge-punch ・I ・X — I.  Vorzüglich (extremely fine).

Obverse: Portrait profile head and collar bust of subject to left, hair and beard extending into double pearled borders enclosing title legend; artist's signature ・DAƧIO・PICT・ (pictor = artist) under collar-cut of the bust. 

Reverse: Naked Prometheus in profile left to right, lying upon rock, head thrown back, back arched, knees raised, shackled arms twisting in agony as eagle perches on his torso; inscription HOMINES FECISTI (you have made mankind) in exergue under rock ground line; artist's initial D— upper right; pearled rim.

Cf: Hofmann, Helga D.  1974.  Kleinplastik und figürliches Kunsthandwerk aus den Beständen des Münchner Stadtmuseums 1880 - 1930, pp. 32, 35: no. 16 (ill. reverse).

Cf: Weber, Ingrid S.  1985.  Maximilian Dasio 1864 - 1954: Münchner Maler Medailleur und Ministerialrat.  Staatliche Münzsammlung München, pp. 46 - 48: no. 35 (full-page illustration).

Cf: Salaschek, Sunhild.  1980.  Katalog der Medaillen und Plaketten des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts im französischen und deutschen Sprachraum in der Hamburger Kunsthalle, I (text): pp. 82 -83: no. 326; II (Studien und Tafeln): pl. 24.

Cf: Heidemann, Martin.  1998.  Medaillenkunst in Deutschland von 1895 bis 1914. Die Kunstmedaille in Deutschland, Band 8, p. 131, 380 (ill): no. 133.


Josef Flossmann (1862 - 1914) was a Munich sculptor and artist colleague of Dasio.  Much of his sculpture was designed to be integrated into architecture in Munich and southern Germany.
« Last Edit: March 27, 2020, 09:17:52 PM by Haarmann »