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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, NEW YORK

Georg Kolbe
BEWEGUNGSSKIZZE, KLEINER RUF DER ERDE (MOTION SKETCH, SMALL CALL OF THE EARTH)
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, NEW YORK

Georg Kolbe
BEWEGUNGSSKIZZE, KLEINER RUF DER ERDE (MOTION SKETCH, SMALL CALL OF THE EARTH)
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Details & Cataloguing

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Georg Kolbe
1877 - 1947
BEWEGUNGSSKIZZE, KLEINER RUF DER ERDE (MOTION SKETCH, SMALL CALL OF THE EARTH)
inscribed GK, numbered 8 and stamped with the foundry mark H. Noack, Berlin
bronze
length: 28cm., 11in.
Conceived in 1925 and cast in bronze in 1964 by the Hans Noack Foundry, Berlin in an edition of over 15.
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We are grateful to Dr. Ursel Berger for her assistance in the cataloguing of this work.

Provenance

Jacob Weintraub Gallery, New York
Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired from the above; sale: Sotheby's, London, 27th June 2001, lot 188)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Literature

Richard Biedrzynski, 'Der Bildhauer George Kolbe' in Rundschau, Frankfurt, 1925, no. 43, illustration of another cast p. 5
Der Kunstwart, Munich, May 1927, n.n., illustration of another cast n.p.
Ursel Berger, Georg Kolbe, Leben und Werk, Berlin, 1990, no. 75, illustration of another cast. pp. 279-80

Catalogue Note

The present work is a study for the larger sculpture Ruf der Erde executed in 1932. 

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