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    Sale 7625

    19th Century European Art

    21 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 51

    Franz von Stuck (German, 1863-1928)

    Amazone

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    Franz von Stuck (German, 1863-1928)
    Amazone
    signed 'Franz von Stuck' (on front of the base); and stamped with the foundry seal
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 25 in. (64.8 cm.); Length: 15 in. (38 cm.)
    First conceived in 1897 and cast in the artist's lifetime before 1906


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    Literature

    A. Heilmann, Die Plastik Franz von Stucks. Studien zur Monographie und Formentwicklung, Dissertation, Technische Universität, Munich, 1985, pp. 152-62, 179-91, 390-93, no. 4 (another version illustrated).
    Exh. cat., Franz von Stuck: Gemälde, Zeichnung, Plastic aus Privatbesitz, Passau, Museum Moderner Kunst; Tettenweis, Geburtshaus Franz von Stuck; Vienna, Bawag Fondation; Munich, Villa Stuck, 1993-1994, no. 71 (another version illustrated).
    J. Birnier Danzker ed. et al., Franz von Stuck: die Sammlung des Museums Villa Stuck, Munich, 1997, pp. 169-171, no. 55 (another version illustrated).
    Exh. cat., Franz von Stuck: The art of Persuasion, Tettenweis, Franz von Stuck Geburtshaus; Munich, Museum Villa Stuck; Passau, Museum Moderner Kunst; Wernigerode, Schloss Wenigerode, 2003, p. 81, no. 81 (another version illustrated).