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Gerhard Marcks

Mélusine I

Lot Closed

May 14, 02:54 PM GMT


20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot Details


Gerhard Marcks

1889 - 1981

Mélusine I

Stamped with the artist's monogram


Height: 21 ¼ in. (54 cm)

Conceived in 1947.

We are grateful to Dr. Arie Hartog, Gerhard Marcks Haus, Bremen, for his kind support in cataloguing this lot.

Otto Gerson, New York
Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1980
Günter Busch, Gerhard Marcks, Bildwerke in Bronze 1946-1950, Hamburg, 1951, fig. 13, illustration of another cast p. 8
Gerhard Marcks, "Sculpture and Reflections," in The Massachusetts Review, 1961, illustration of another cast n.p.
Günter Busch & Martina Rudloff, Gerhard Marcks, Das Plastische Werk, Frankfurt, 1977, no. 494, illustration of another cast p. 338