Original WWII German Large Bronze Statue Adolf Hitler Signed Kurt Schmid Ehmenn 17-115


Original authentic from the pre WWII era.  Measures approx. 20″ Tall by 7.5″ x 7.5″ around the base.  Rare to find full figure bronzes of A.Hitler.  Statue has the original unpolished patina. Made of bronze with a marble base.  Signed by Kurt Schmid Ehmenn on the back. Please see the following information about the sculptor.

Kurt Schmid-Ehmen (born October 23, 1901 in Torgau, Germany, died 14 July 1968 in Starnberg) was a German sculptor.

Wikipedia: He is regarded as the creator of the Reichsadler and the Nazi emblem. He studied at the Leipziger Akademie with Adolf Lehnert and Münchner Akademie and was master-master Bernhard Bleekers . He first attracted attention with numerous busts, including one of the famous pianist Josef Pembaur , the teacher of the concert pianist Hetty Haelssig (later Schmid-Ehmen). His entry into the NSDAP in the early 1930s and his acquaintance with the architect Paul Ludwig Troost gave him first orders and his personal acquaintance with Adolf Hitler. Thus he designed the memorial for the fallen of the 9th century. November 1923 in the Feldherrnhalle, or the eagles at the party buildings in Munich, at the Reichsparteitagsgelände in Nuremberg, or the Adlerrelief for the smoke room in the New Reichskanzlei. Schmid-Ehmen produced the largest bronze eagle at a height of nine meters at the German Pavilion in Paris in 1937 and received the Grand Prix de la Republique Française. Since 1936 he belonged to the Presidential Council of the Reichskammer der bildenden Künste , on 30 January 1937 Adolf Hitler appointed him as a professor. n 1938 Hitler bought his spearhead . In 1939, Schmid-Ehmen was represented at the Great German Art Exhibition in the Munich House of German Art with the bronze sculpture Female figure. The work “Girl with branch” was exhibited by him at the exhibition Deutsche Künstler and the SS 1944 in Salzburg.