Bronze sculpture details
There is no bliss without books, said Arno Schmidt - bliss, which Zilly captured perfectly with his reader who is immersed in a book.
Edition in bronze, cast using the lost wax technique, chased and patinated by hand
With an apprenticeship as a surveyor, a degree in applied sciences at the University in Karlsruhe, years of work as a surveyor in Germany and France - do not suggest the life of a successful sculptor. But there was a fascination in philosophy, literature and the visual arts early on in his life.