• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2828

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    17 November 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 56

    August Gaul (1869-1921)

    Zwei Pinguine: two penguins

    Price Realised  

    August Gaul (1869-1921)
    Zwei Pinguine: two penguins
    signed 'A.Gaul' and numbered 'X' (on the base)
    bronze with a black patina
    30 cm. high
    Conceived in 1914.


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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. 186.
    Josephine Gabler, Das Werkverzeichnis der Skulpturen, Berlin 2007, p. 193, cat.no. 201 (ill. of another cast).