Property Sold by Order of The Trustees of the HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN to benefit its Acquisition Program*
GERHARD MARCKS (1889-1981)

GERHARD MARCKS (1889-1981)

Hockender Araber

signed with artist's cipher and stamped on the underside RICH. BARTH BLN MARIENDORF--bronze with brown patina
Height: 4¾in. (12cm.)

Conceived in 1956 and executed in an edition of 12 numbered casts, one unnumbered and two numbered A and B
Fine Arts Associates, New York (to March 1958)
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York (March 1958-May 1966)
Gift to the Hirshhorn Museum (1966)
G. Busch, Gerhard Marcks Das Plastische Werk, Frankfurt, 1977, p. 388, no. 656 (illustrated)
New York, Fine Arts Associates, Gerhard Marcks: Recent Sculpture, March-April 1958, no. 24 (illustrated)
Detroit Institute of Arts, Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn, May-Aug. 1959, no. 145. The exhibition traveled to Milwaukee Art Center, Sept.-Oct. 1959; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Oct.-Dec. 1959; Kansas City, Missouri, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Dec. 1959-Jan. 1960; Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts, March 1959; Los Angeles County Museum of History, Science and Art, April-May 1960; San Francisco, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, May-July 1960; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, July-Sept. 1960; Art Gallery of Toronto, Sept.-Oct. 1960
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, Oct. 1962-Jan. 1963, no. 277

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