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19th & 20th Century Sculpture, including works from Cecil Howard’s Studio

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Adolf Karl Johannes Brütt
1855 - 1940
GERMAN
SWORD DANCER
signed and dated: Brütt. 98.
bronze, gilt patina, on a veined grey and red marble base
87cm., 34¼in. overall
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Provenance

Sotheby's London, 30 May 2008, lot 132

Catalogue Note

Adolf Brütt studied at the Berlin Academy before moving to Munich, where he became part of the Munich secession. Brütt won a gold medal in the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900. A larger bronze version of his Schwerttänzerin is in the Kiel Rathaus.

RELATED LITERATURE
E. Benezit, Dictionaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs, vol. 2, Paris, 1999, p.908.;
C. Steckner, Der Bildhauer Adolf Brütt, Berlin, 1989, pp. 145-150.

19th & 20th Century Sculpture, including works from Cecil Howard’s Studio

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London