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    Sale 2138

    Impressionist /Modern Art

    11 February 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 121

    Gerhard Marcks (1889-1981)

    Hockender gnom

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    Gerhard Marcks (1889-1981)
    Hockender gnom
    inscribed with monogram, numbered, and stamped with foundry mark 'IV GUSS. BARTH BERLIN' (on the back)
    bronze with golden brown patina
    Height: 14½ in. (36.8 cm.)
    Conceived in 1954; this bronze version cast at a later date


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner, December 1985.


    Literature

    G. Busch and M. Rudloff, Gerhard Marcks, Das Plastische Werk, Frankfurt, 1977, p. 375, no. 617 (another cast illustrated).