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Auction archive: Lot number 904

GEORG KOLBE (1877-1947)

Estimate
US$30,000 - US$50,000
Price realised:
US$25,200
Auction archive: Lot number 904

GEORG KOLBE (1877-1947)

Estimate
US$30,000 - US$50,000
Price realised:
US$25,200
Beschreibung:

Details
GEORG KOLBE (1877-1947)
Kleine Amazone
signed with initials 'GK' (on the back); stamped with foundry mark 'H. NOACK BERLIN FRIEDENAU' (on the back of the base)
bronze with red and brown patina
Height: 15 1/4 in. (38.6 cm.)
Conceived in 1912-1920; this bronze version cast circa 1921-1922
Provenance
Galerie Schwarzer, Düsseldorf.
Galerie Thomas, Munich (acquired from the above, 2002).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, March 2002.
Literature
L. Justi, Kolbe, Berlin, 1931 (another cast illustrated, pls. 10b and 10c).
U. Berger, Georg Kolbe, Das plastische Werk: Aus den Sammlungen des Georg-Kolbe-Museums, Berlin, Berlin, 1985 (another cast illustrated, fig. 2).
U. Berger, Georg Kolbe, Leben und Werk, Berlin, 1990, p. 225, no. 20 (another cast illustrated).
Post lot text
Dr. Ursel Berger has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Auction archive: Lot number 904
Auction:
Datum:
19 Nov 2022
Auction house:
Christie's
King Street, St. James's 8
London, SW1Y 6QT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7839 9060
+44 (0)20 73892869
Beschreibung:

Details
GEORG KOLBE (1877-1947)
Kleine Amazone
signed with initials 'GK' (on the back); stamped with foundry mark 'H. NOACK BERLIN FRIEDENAU' (on the back of the base)
bronze with red and brown patina
Height: 15 1/4 in. (38.6 cm.)
Conceived in 1912-1920; this bronze version cast circa 1921-1922
Provenance
Galerie Schwarzer, Düsseldorf.
Galerie Thomas, Munich (acquired from the above, 2002).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, March 2002.
Literature
L. Justi, Kolbe, Berlin, 1931 (another cast illustrated, pls. 10b and 10c).
U. Berger, Georg Kolbe, Das plastische Werk: Aus den Sammlungen des Georg-Kolbe-Museums, Berlin, Berlin, 1985 (another cast illustrated, fig. 2).
U. Berger, Georg Kolbe, Leben und Werk, Berlin, 1990, p. 225, no. 20 (another cast illustrated).
Post lot text
Dr. Ursel Berger has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Auction archive: Lot number 904
Auction:
Datum:
19 Nov 2022
Auction house:
Christie's
King Street, St. James's 8
London, SW1Y 6QT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7839 9060
+44 (0)20 73892869
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