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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 432

    Bernhard Hoetger (German, 1874-1949)

    Le pardon

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Bernhard Hoetger (German, 1874-1949)
    Le pardon
    signed and stamped with the foundry mark 'B Hoetger M.COLIN & CIE PARIS' (on the back)
    bronze with gold patina
    Height: 11 3/8 in. (29 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1901


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    Provenance

    Galerie 'La Maison Moderne' [Samuel Bing], Paris.
    Anonymous sale, Bödiger Auktion, Bonn, 15 May 1982.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    S. Bing (ed.), Les Documents sur l'Art Industriel au XXe Siècle, Paris, 1 December 1901, no. 3426/1.


    Exhibited

    Bremen, Graphisches Kabinett Kunsthandel Wolfgang Werner, Bernhard Hoetger 1874-1949, Plastiken aus den Pariser Jahren 1900-1910, 1977, no. 16.
    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, Internationale Sprachen der Kunst: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Hoh, August - October 1998, no. 38 (illustrated p. 109); this exhibition later travelled to Osnabrück, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum.