• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2828

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    17 November 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 62

    Georg Kolbe (1877-1947)

    Amazone (Kleine Amazone)

    Price Realised  

    Georg Kolbe (1877-1947)
    Amazone (Kleine Amazone)
    signed with initials (on the reverse)
    bronze with red-brown patina
    38.5 cm. high
    Conceived circa 1912 and cast during or shortly after WWI in an edition of circa seven.


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

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    Provenance

    Galerie Arnold, Dresden.
    Mrs. Hildegard and Mr. Kurt Kirchbach, Dresden, thence by descent to the present owners.


    Literature

    U. Berger, Georg Kolbe-Leben und Werk, Berlin 1990, cat.no. 20, p. 225, ill. (where dated 1912-1920).