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    Sale 2806

    Twentieth Century Art

    2 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 135

    Georg Kolbe (GERMAN, 1877-1947)

    Amazone (Kleine Amazone)

    Price Realised  


    Georg Kolbe (GERMAN, 1877-1947)
    Amazone (Kleine Amazone)
    signed with initials 'GK' (on the top of the base), and stamped with foundry mark 'H. NOACK BERLIN FRIEDENAU' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with a red-brown patina
    37.7 cm high (incl. base)
    Conceived in 1912 and cast before WWI in an unknown edition.

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    The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Dr. Ursel Berger.

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    Pre-Lot Text



    U. Berger, Georg Kolbe-Leben und Werk, Berlin 1990, cat.no. 19., p. 224-225 (another cast ill.)
    U. Berger,Georg Kolbe 1877-1947, Berlin 1997, cat.no. 33, p. 105, p. 41 (another cast ill.)