KÄTHE KOLLWITZ (1867-1945)
KÄTHE KOLLWITZ (1867-1945)
KÄTHE KOLLWITZ (1867-1945)
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KÄTHE KOLLWITZ (1867-1945)


KÄTHE KOLLWITZ (1867-1945)
signed and numbered 'KoLLwitz 2⁄5' (on the lower reverse), and stamped 'MODERN ART F.DRY. N.Y.' (reverse lower edge)
bronze with brown patina
height: 28 1⁄2 in. (72.4 cm.)
Conceived in 1913-1915; this bronze cast in 1958 by the Modern Art Foundry
Galerie Gerda Bassenge, Berlin, by 1965.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner.
W. Timm, Käthe Kollwitz, Berlin, 1974, no. 14 (another cast illustrated).
A. Seeler, Käthe Kollwitz, Die Plastik Werkverzeichnis, Cologne, 2016, no. 13, pp. 156-172, (other casts illustrated pp. 157-159 & 171)
A. Seeler, Käthe Kollwitz, Die Plastik Werkverzeichnis Onlinekatalog, Cologne, 2019, no. 13-I.B., pp. 84-95 (another cast illustrated , p. 84).
Caracas, Museo De Bellas Artes, Arte Aleman en Venezuela, June - August 1979, no. 100.
Special notice
This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.
Further details
Dr. Annette Seeler, who permanently updates the 2016 published catalog raisonné of the sculpture of Käthe Kollwitz (latest version of the supplementary online catalog of 2019), is, after examination of photos and other relevant material, of the opinion that the present sculpture is a 1958 cast from the original model, which is today in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

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