European Lizard

Sculptor: Franz Xavier Bergman

Origin: Austrian

h: 5.75 in. x w: 15 in. x d: 10.25 in.

Year: 1900


An Austrian stone, bronze & polychromed  animal bronze by, Franz Bergman of a "European Green Lizard" (Lacerta viridis) with blue spots a top a natural stone base. The bronze lizard is signed on the underside with the Bergman Foundry cartouche.

A similar model is photographed in "Antique Vienna Bronzes" by, Joseph Zwobel; Schiffer Publishing Ltd. ©2008 pg.11-12