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Lot 155
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Käthe Kollwitz

Estimate
50,000 - 70,000 USD
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Description

  • Käthe Kollwitz
  • Die Klage (The Sigh)
  • Inscribed Kollwitz and stamped with the foundry mark H. Noack Berlin
  • Bronze
  • Height: 10 1/2 in.
  • 26.7 cm

Provenance

Otto Gerson Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above circa the 1970s

Literature

Adolf Heilborn, Käthe Kollwitz, Berlin, 1949, illustration of the plaster n.p.
Harold Isenstein, Käthe Kollwitz, Copenhagen, 1949, illustration of another cast p. 55

Condition

Dark brown patina. Surface is slightly dirty. Minor patina rubbing along upper edges with a few scattered nicks throughout. Some tape residue on underside, otherwise fine. Work is in good condition.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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