• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2828

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    17 November 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 53

    August Gaul (1869-1921)

    Sitzender junger Schwan: swan tucked in its feathers

    Price Realised  

    August Gaul (1869-1921)
    Sitzender junger Schwan: swan tucked in its feathers
    bronze with a black patina
    14 cm. high
    Conceived in 1920.


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    Provenance

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


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    A. Walther, Der Bildhauer August Gaul, Leipzig 1961, cat.no. 217.
    A. Walther, August Gaul, Leipzig 1973, cat.no. 300, cat.no. 117 (ill. of another cast).
    Josephine Gabler, August Gaul: das Werkverzeichnis der Skulpturen, Berlin 2007, cat.no. 286-f, p. 261 (ill. of another cast).