This playful and captivating work is by the Israeli born artist Buky Schwartz. The balanced points of tension and the simplification of forms make it a delight for the eye to move along the arabesque of the composition. It is numbered 55 out of an edition of 100. This maquette is based on a larger public work by the artist entitled "Hope". Below, for reference only, are links to more images of the public work:
Signature: Signed Buky dated and numbered 55/100.