• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2828

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    17 November 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 59

    August Gaul (1869-1921)

    Die Ziegen: two goats

    Price Realised  

    August Gaul (1869-1921)
    Die Ziegen: two goats
    signed 'A. Gaul' and stamped 'A.G.' (on the bronze base) and with foundry mark 'H. Noack/Berlin Friedenau' (on the edge of the bronze base)
    bronze with a dark-brown patina
    27.5 cm. high (excl. marble base)
    Conceived in 1898.


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    Provenance

    Mrs. Hildegard and Mr. Kurt Kirchbach, Dresden, thence by descent to the present owners.


    Literature

    A. Walther, Der Bildhauer August Gaul, Leipzig 1961, cat.no. 125.
    A. Walther, August Gaul, Leipzig 1973, ill.no. 63 (ill. of another cast).
    U. Berger, Der Tierbildhauer August Gaul, Berlin 1999, cat.no. 10, p. 187, p. 87 (ill. of another cast).
    Josephine Gabler, August Gaul: das Werkverzeichnis der Skulpturen, Berlin 2007, cat.no. 36, p. 61 (ill. of another cast).