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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 460

    Christoph Voll (German, 1897-1939)

    Arbeiter mit Kind

    Price Realised  

    Christoph Voll (German, 1897-1939)
    Arbeiter mit Kind
    signed and dated 'C.Voll 22' (on the top of the base)
    oakwood
    Height: 31½ in. (80 cm.)
    Executed in 1922


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    Provenance

    Janet & Marvin Fishman, by 1984.
    Galerie Valentien, Stuttgart.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    W. Weber, Der Bildhauer Christoph Voll, Milan/Munich, 1975 (illustrated fig. 2).
    A.M. Kassay-Friedländer, Der Bildhauer Christoph Voll, 1897 - 1939, Worms, 1994, no. 36 (illustrated fig. 49).
    D. Schubert, 'Holzbildwerke von Christoph Voll', in Anzeiger des Germanischen Nationalmuseums, Nuremberg, 2006, pp. 173-174, 179-180 (illustrated p. 179, fig. 9).


    Exhibited

    Genoa, Galleria d'Arte San Marco dei Giustiniani, Christoph Voll, 1975.
    Munich, Galleria del Levante, Christoph Voll Skulpturen - Aquarelle, Zeichnungen; Erhard Frommhold: Christoph Voll Radierungen und Holzschnitte, 1981 (illustrated p. 89).
    Los Angeles, County Museum of Art, German Expressionist Sculpture, 1983 - 1984, no. 49; this exhibition later travelled to Washington D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and Cologne, Joseph-Haubrich-Kunsthalle.
    Los Angeles, County Museum of Art, German Expressionism 1915 - 1925. The Second Generation, October - December 1988, no. 194 (illustrated p. 79); this exhibition later travelled to Fort Worth, Art Museum, Dusseldorf, Kunstmuseum and Halle, Staatliche Galerien Moritzburg (the present sculpture only exhibited in Dusseldorf and Halle).
    Cologne, Museum Ludwig, Die Expressionisten, Vom Aufbruch bis zur Verfremdung, June - August 1996, no. 402 (illustrated fig. 346).
    Bremen, Gerhard-Marcks-Haus, Christoph Voll, Skulptur zwischen Expressionismus und Realismus, 2007 (illustrated p. 12).
    Bremen, Gerhard-Marcks-Haus, Christoph Voll, Skulptur zwischen Expressionismus und Realismus, August - November 2007.