• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2828

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    17 November 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 54

    August Gaul (1869-1921)

    Sitzender junger Schwan: young seated swan

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    August Gaul (1869-1921)
    Sitzender junger Schwan: young seated swan
    bronze with a black patina
    15 cm. high
    Conceived in 1920.


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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. 216.
    Josephine Gabler, August Gaul: das Werkverzeichnis der Skulpturen, Berlin 2007, cat.no. 286-e, p. 260 (ill. of another cast).