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Otto Homburger, Karlsruhe, by circa 1920, and thence by descent to the present owner.
Prof. Dr Schubert has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture.
Please note that according to his written authentication, this work is most probably a lifetime cast and the medium is terracotta and not as stated in the catalogue.
A. Hoff, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Life and Work, Berlin, 1961, p. 158 (the bronze version illustrated p. 73).
Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Sammlung, vol. I, Plastik - Malerei, Duisburg, 1964 (another plaster version illustrated p. 51).
R. Heller, The Art of of Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Washington, 1972, no. 19 (the bronze version illustrated).
Wilhelm Lehmbruck, 1881-1919, Edinburgh, 1979, no. 8 (another plaster version illustrated).
D. Schubert, Die Kunst Lehmbrucks, Dresden, 1990, p. 129 (other plaster and terracotta versions illustrated pl. IV).