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    Sale 2814

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

    10 March 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 111

    Mari Andriessen (DUTCH, 1897-1979)

    Jacob wrestling with the angel

    Price Realised  

    Mari Andriessen (DUTCH, 1897-1979)
    Jacob wrestling with the angel
    signed with monogram (on the bronze base)
    bronze with a brown patina
    30 cm. high (excl. stone base)
    Conceived in 1963, this piece is unique.


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    The present lot is a preliminary design for the larger version near the former Christelijke kweekschool, Middelburg.

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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. 154, no. 61 C.