The artist is Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, that was actually born in 1736, so that is one of the things that are pretty interesting with this art work; the sculptures look so modern, but they are about 250 years old. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Xaver_Messerschmidt
Ray Turner Ray Turner, Untitled Oil on glass 12 by 12 inches
Character Heads - Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (Late 18th Century)
Les bustes grimaçants de Franz Xaver Messerschmidt - Art Curator & Art Adviser. I am targeting the most exceptional art! Catalog @ http://www.BusaccaGallery.com
Tony Bevan - Head and Neck with Tower/em, 2008
Tony Bevan Head and Neck
Ink on Paper Monotype, Ray Turner This reminds me of work from one of my 7th graders.