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Lot 160
  • 160

Georg Kolbe

Estimate
80,000 - 120,000 USD
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Description

  • Georg Kolbe
  • Brunnent√§nzerin (Fountain Dancer)
  • Inscribed with the artist's monogram and stamped with the foundry mark H. Noack, Berlin Friedenau

  • Bronze

  • Height: 24 in.
  • 61 cm

Provenance

Dr. Jurgen Fese, Cologne
Minister A.D. Haas, Cologne
Galerie Anne Abels, Cologne
Hutton-Hutschnecker Gallery, New York (and sold: Sotheby's, New York, February 26, 1970, lot 25)
Acquired at the above sale

Exhibited

Berlin, Akademie der Kunst, Berliner Sezession und Anderes, 1922, illustrated in the catalogue p. 366
Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Kolbe, 1949, no. 352, illustrated in the catalogue
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Kolbe, 1951, no. 127
Berlin, Haus der Kunst, Kolbe, 1955, no. 108

Literature

Eduard Trier, Modern Plastik, 1954, no. 21
Werner Hofmann, Die Plastik des 20 Jahrhunderts, 1958, no. 4
Nita Jager, Sculpture from the Collection of B. Gerald Cantor, Ithaca, 1972, no. 8, illustrated
Heraugegeben von Ursel Berger, George Kolbe 1877-1947, Munich, 1997, p. 37

Condition

Dark reddish-brown patina. Work screwed to marble base at one point on underside. Aside from very minor areas of surface dirt, work is in excellent condition.
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