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    Sale 2814

    Nineteen to Now - 'Art from the 19th, 20th & 21st centuries'

    10 March 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 116

    Mari Andriessen (DUTCH, 1897-1979)

    Design for Anne Frank, standing

    Price Realised  

    Mari Andriessen (DUTCH, 1897-1979)
    Design for Anne Frank, standing
    signed with monogram (on the bronze base)
    bronze with a black patina
    27 cm. high (incl. the bronze base)
    Conceived in 1975.


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    The present lot is a preliminary design for the Anne Frank monument near the Westerkerk, Amsterdam.

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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist by the late owner, thence by descent.


    Literature

    L. Tilanus, De beeldhouwer Mari Andriessen, Weesp 1984, p. 104 (ill. of the larger plastercast) and p. 155, no. 85 B.