Bronze sculpture details
He is watching the hustle and bustle quite relaxed - Zilly creates a monument for serenity, a long forgotten trait of character that is particularly important for a true philosopher today.
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.