An Early 20th Century Austrian Art Nouveau cast bronze & marble sculpture "Desperado" by, Austrian Sculptor Carl Kauba depicting a scene from the American Wild West of a US Cavalry Man plunging of a cliff while on horseback. The sculpture is of the highest quality finished with crisp, rich, and realistic details throughout, further finished in original brown patina a top a red marble base. The sculpture is signed “C. Kauba" and is further impressed "AUSTRIA" - circa 1900
height: 31 in. x width: 9 in. x depth: 14 in.
Harold Berman, 'Bronzes, Sculptors and Founders 1800-1930 Volume 4, PA, 1994, p. 1184