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Auction archive: Lot number 906

GEORG KOLBE (1877-1947)

Estimate
US$30,000 - US$50,000
Price realised:
US$100,800
Auction archive: Lot number 906

GEORG KOLBE (1877-1947)

Estimate
US$30,000 - US$50,000
Price realised:
US$100,800
Beschreibung:

Details
GEORG KOLBE (1877-1947)
Sitzende
signed with initials, numbered and stamped 'GK II MADE IN GERMANY' (on the underside); stamped with foundry mark 'H. NOACK BERLIN FRIEDENAU' (on the side of the right foot)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm.)
Conceived in 1926; this bronze version cast between 1926 and 1940
Provenance
(possibly) Worthington Gallery, Chicago.
(possibly) Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
L. Justi, "Fünf Jahre 'Kronprinzen-Palais,'' Das Kunstblatt, vol. VIII, 1924, p. 242.
C.G. Heise, "Georg Kolbe, Zu seinen neueren Arbeiten," Das Kunstblatt, vol. XI, 1927, p. 392 (another cast illustrated).
L. Justi, Kolbe, Berlin, 1931, p. 54 (another cast illustrated, fig. 22).
R.G. Binding, Vom Leben der Plastik, Inhalt und Schönheit des Werkes von Georg Kolbe, Berlin, 1933, p. 40 (another cast illustrated).
U. Berger, Georg Kolbe, Leben und Werk, Berlin, 1990, pp. 293-294, no. 91 (another cast illustrated, p. 293).
Post lot text
Dr. Ursel Berger has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Sale room notice
Please note that this bronze was cast between 1926 and 1940.

Auction archive: Lot number 906
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)
Sitzende
signed with initials, numbered and stamped 'GK II MADE IN GERMANY' (on the underside); stamped with foundry mark 'H. NOACK BERLIN FRIEDENAU' (on the side of the right foot)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm.)
Conceived in 1926; this bronze version cast between 1926 and 1940
Provenance
(possibly) Worthington Gallery, Chicago.
(possibly) Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
L. Justi, "Fünf Jahre 'Kronprinzen-Palais,'' Das Kunstblatt, vol. VIII, 1924, p. 242.
C.G. Heise, "Georg Kolbe, Zu seinen neueren Arbeiten," Das Kunstblatt, vol. XI, 1927, p. 392 (another cast illustrated).
L. Justi, Kolbe, Berlin, 1931, p. 54 (another cast illustrated, fig. 22).
R.G. Binding, Vom Leben der Plastik, Inhalt und Schönheit des Werkes von Georg Kolbe, Berlin, 1933, p. 40 (another cast illustrated).
U. Berger, Georg Kolbe, Leben und Werk, Berlin, 1990, pp. 293-294, no. 91 (another cast illustrated, p. 293).
Post lot text
Dr. Ursel Berger has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Sale room notice
Please note that this bronze was cast between 1926 and 1940.

Auction archive: Lot number 906
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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