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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 452

    Bernhard Hoetger (German, 1874-1949)

    Kopf der Tänzerin (Sent M'Ahesa)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Bernhard Hoetger (German, 1874-1949)
    Kopf der Tänzerin (Sent M'Ahesa)
    stamped with the foundry mark 'H.PELARGUS STUTTGART' (on the back)
    bronze with gold patina
    Height: 15 in. (38 cm.)
    Conceived in 1917


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    Provenance

    Michael Kunsthandel & Galerie, Darmstadt.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    P. Nicolaus, Tänzerinnen, Munich, 1919 (another cast illustrated figs. 10 & 11).
    C.E. Uphoff, Bernhard Hoetger, Junge Kunst, vol. 3, Leipzig, 1919. Kunst der Zeit. Sonderheft: 10 Jahre November-Gruppe, 1928, p. 69.
    S. Drost, Bernhard Hoetger, Bremen, 1974, no. 80, pp. 77-79 (another cast illustrated fig. 37).


    Exhibited

    Recklinghausen, Städtische Kunsthalle, Künstler unseres Jahrhunderts, 1951.
    Recklinghausen, Städtische Kunsthalle, Westfalens Beitrag zum 20. Jahrhundert, 1963.
    Recklinghausen, Bremen Boettchergasse, Bernhard Hoetger. Gedächtnisausstellung zu seinem 90. Geburtstag, 1964, no. 107 (illustrated fig. 43).
    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, Internationale Sprachen der Kunst: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Hoh, August - October 1998, no. 39 (illustrated p. 111); this exhibition later travelled to Osnabrück, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum.