• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 492

    Ernst Barlach (1870-1938)

    Frierendes Mädchen

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Ernst Barlach (1870-1938)
    Frierendes Mädchen
    signed 'Barlach' (on the top of the base); stamped with the foundry mark 'H.NOACK BERLIN' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 19½ in. (49.5 cm.)
    Conceived in 1916; this version cast at a later date


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    Literature

    F. Schult, Ernst Barlach, Das plastische Werk, Hamburg, 1960, no. 179 (the plaster version illustrated p. 114).
    Ernst Barlach Stiftung (ed.), Ernst Barlach, Das plastische Werk, Güstrow, 2006, no. 242 (the plaster version illustrated p. 146).