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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 459

    Christoph Voll (German, 1897-1939)

    Arbeiterfrau mit Kind

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Christoph Voll (German, 1897-1939)
    Arbeiterfrau mit Kind
    signed 'C.Voll' (on the top of the base)
    oakwood
    Height: 35 7/8 in. (91 cm.)


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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 figs. 3 & 3a).
    A.M. Kassay-Friedländer, Der Bildhauer Christoph Voll, 1897 - 1939, Worms, 1994, no. 37 (illustrated fig. 51).
    D. Schubert, 'Holzbildwerke von Christoph Voll', in Anzeiger des Germanischen Nationalmuseums, Nuremberg, 2006, pp. 173-174, 179-180 (illustrated p. 179, fig. 8).
    A. Beloubek-Hammer, Die schönen Gestalten der besseren Zukunft, Cologne, 2007 p. 551.


    Exhibited

    Munich, Galleria del Levante, Christoph Voll Skulpturen - Aquarelle, Zeichnungen; Erhard Frommhold: Christoph Voll Radierungen und Holzschnitte, 1981 (illustrated p. 6).
    Los Angeles, County Museum of Art, German Expressionist Sculpture, 1983 - 1984, no. 51; 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. 195 (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).
    Bremen, Gerhard-Marcks-Haus, Christoph Voll, Skulptur zwischen Expressionismus und Realismus, 2007 (illustrated p. 13).