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Lot 163
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Gerhard Marcks

Estimate
50,000 - 70,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • Gerhard Marcks
  • Hererofrau (Woman of the Herero Tribe)
  • Inscribed with the artist's monogram
  • Bronze
  • Height: 44 1/2 in.
  • 113 cm

Provenance

Galerie Rudolph Hoffman, Hamburg
Otto Gerson Gallery, New York
Sale: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, December 8-9, 1965, lot 11
Mr. & Mrs. Donald S. Gilmore, Michigan (acquired at the above sale)
Gifted from the above

Exhibited

Kalamazoo, Michigan, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, German Expressionist Art in Western Michigan Collections, 1979, no. 47

Literature

Gerhard Marcks-Recent Sculpture (exhibition catalogue), New York, Fine Arts Associates Gallery, 1958, no. 14, illustration of another cast n.p.
G√ľnter Busch, Gerhard Marcks: Das Plastiche Werk, Frankfurt am Main, 1977, no. 637, illustrations of another cast fig. 57 & p. 382
Gerhard Marcks Retrospektive (exhibition catalogue), Gerhard Marcks-Stiftung, Bremen, 1989, no. 312, illustration of another cast p. 311

Condition

Chocolate brown patina. There is some uneveness and scoring in the surface, due primarily to the design and casting process, as well as some minor surface nicks and scratches. There is some surface dirt and accretions; overall very good condition.
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