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    Sale 7737

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale (immediately following Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper)

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 297

    Ernst Barlach (1870-1938)

    Der Zweifler

    Price Realised  

    Ernst Barlach (1870-1938)
    Der Zweifler
    signed and numbered 'E.Barlach 4/10' (on the right leg); stamped with the foundry mark 'H. NOACK BERLIN FRIEDENAU' (on the left leg)
    bronze with light brown patina
    Height: 20¼ in. (51.5 cm.)
    Conceived in 1930; this work cast during the artist's lifetime


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    Provenance

    Galerie Flechtheim, Berlin & Dusseldorf (no. 13758).
    Hildegard & Kurt Kirchbach, Dresden, and thence by descent to the present owners.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    C.D. Carls, Ernst Barlach, Das plastische, graphische und dichterische Werk, Berlin, 1931, p. 63 (another cast illustrated).
    F. Schult, Ernst Barlach. Das plastische Werk, Hamburg, 1960, no. 385 (another cast illustrated p. 210; a larger version illustrated p. p. 269).
    C.D. Carls, Ernst Barlach, Das plastische, graphische und dichterische Werk, Berlin, 1969, p. 192 (the wood cast illustrated).
    A. Beloubek-Hammer, Ernst Barlach. Plastische Meisterwerke, Leipzig, 1996, p. 122 (another cast illustrated p. 123).
    Ernst Barlach Stiftung (ed.), Ernst Barlach, Das plastische Werk, Güstrow, 2006, no. 470 (another cast illustrated p. 222).