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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 416

    Oswald Herzog (German, 1881-1939)

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    Oswald Herzog (German, 1881-1939)
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    signed and dated 'O.Herzog 1920' (on the top of the base)
    bronze with brown patina
    Length: 17¾ in. (45 cm.)
    Conceived in 1920


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 8 December 1994, lot 225.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
    On loan to the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, since 1995.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    O. Herzog, Plastik, Sinfonie des Lebens, Berlin, 1921 (another cast illustrated pl. III).
    Illustrierte Rundschau, Vehlhagen und Clasing, vol. 39, no. 2, Göttingen, 1921, p. 116 (another cast illustrated p. 117).
    U. Peters & A. Legde, Kulturgeschichtliche Spaziergänge im Germanischen Nationalmuseum, Moderne Zeiten, die Sammlung zum 20.Jahrhundert, vol. III, Nuremberg, 2000 (this cast illustrated p. 85).
    K. Drenker-Nagels, 'Rhythmus und Dynamik, Oswald Herzog - ein expressionistischer Bildhauer', in Weltkunst, no. 3, March 2002, pp. 397 - 399 (this cast illustrated p. 397, fig. 1).
    A. Beloubek-Hammer, Die schönen Gestalten der besseren Zukunft, Cologne, 2007 (original plaster cast illustrated p. 411, fig. 403).


    Exhibited

    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, Internationale Sprachen der Kunst: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Hoh, August - October 1998, no. 37 (illustrated p. 107); this exhibition later travelled to Osnabrück, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum.
    Hamburg, Ernst Barlach Haus, Stiftung Hermann F. Reemtsma, Kunst ohne Grenzen, Werke der Internationalen Avantgarde von 1910 bis 1940 aus der Sammlung Hoh, January - April 2005, no. 23 (illustrated p. 45).