• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2828

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    17 November 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 57

    August Gaul (1869-1921)

    Zwei gehende Schafe: two walking sheep

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    August Gaul (1869-1921)
    Zwei gehende Schafe: two walking sheep
    signed 'A. Gaul' (on the bronze base) and with foundry mark 'Guss: H. Noack/Friedenau-Berlin (on the edge of the bronze base)
    bronze with a dark-brown patina
    13.5 cm. high (excl. marble base)
    Conceived in 1901.


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    Provenance

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


    Literature

    A. Walther, August Gaul, 1961, cat.no. 100.
    U. Berger, Der Tierbildhauer August Gaul, Berlin 1999, cat.no. 15, p. 77.
    J. Gabler, August Gaul, Das Werkverzeichnis der Skulpturen, Berlin 2007, cat.no. 73 (ill. of another cast).