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

Die Klage or Zum Gedenken Ernst Barlachs or Selbstbildnis

KÄTHE KOLLWITZ (1867-1945)
Die Klage or Zum Gedenken Ernst Barlachs or Selbstbildnis
signed 'KOLLWITZ’ (on the left side); stamped with foundry mark ‘H. NOACK BERLIN FRIEDENAU’ (on the right side)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 10 3/4 in. (27.4 cm.)
Width: 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm.)
Conceived in 1938-1941; this bronze version cast between 1945 and 1959
Jacob Schulman, Gloversville, New York (by 1965).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 June 1992, lot 14.
The Galerie St. Etienne, New York (acquired at the above sale).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, December 1993.
A. Heilborn, Käthe Kollwitz, Berlin, 1949, p. 92 (plaster version illustrated, p. 89).
M.C. and H.A. Klein, Käthe Kollwitz: Life in Art, New York, 1972, p. 140 (plaster version illustrated).
H. Guratzsch, Käthe Kollwitz: Druckgraphik, Handzeichnungen, Plastik, Bonn, 1990, p. 73, no. 59 (another cast illustrated, p. 62).
A. Seeler, Käthe Kollwitz: Die Plastik, Werkverzeichnis, Onlinekatalog, Cologne, 2019, p. 191, no. 38.I.B.14 (another cast illustrated in color, p. 182).
Utica, Munson-Williams Proctor Institute Museum of Art, Jewish Art: Yesterday and Today from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Schulman, 1965.
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Further details
Dr. Annette Seeler, author of the catalogue raisonné of sculpture for Käthe Kollwitz, confirms that she has verified the present edition of the model The Lamentation on the basis of photographs and other documents in comparison with her own materials and considers it, also according to current knowledge, to be an authorized cast.

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