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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 436

    William Wauer (German, 1866-1974)

    Albert Bassermann

    Price Realised  

    William Wauer (German, 1866-1974)
    Albert Bassermann
    signed and numbered 'W.WAUER H.C.' (on the right side); inscribed 'Albert Bassermann' (at the front of the base); stamped with the foundry mark 'W.FÜSSEL BERLIN' (at the back of the base)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 19 5/8 in. (50 cm.)
    Conceived in 1921; this bronze version cast in a numbered edition of seven plus one hors commerce


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    Provenance

    Carl László, Basel.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1989.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    Exh. cat., German Expressionist Sculpture, Los Angeles, 1983, no. 148 (another cast illustrated p. 208).