ERNST BARLACH (1870-1938)
ERNST BARLACH (1870-1938)
ERNST BARLACH (1870-1938)
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ERNST BARLACH (1870-1938)

Der Sinnende II

Details
ERNST BARLACH (1870-1938)
Der Sinnende II
signed and inscribed with the foundry mark 'E. Barlach HNOACK BERLIN' (at the back of the base)
bronze with golden brown patina
height: 27 1/8 in. (69 cm.)
Conceived in 1934 and cast in bronze in an unnumbered edition of 20 after 1961
Provenance
The artist's estate.
Private collection, Europe; sale, Sotheby's, London, 25 June 2009, lot 202.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
F. Schult, Ernst Barlach: Das Plastische Werk, Hamburg, 1960, no. 445 (plaster cast illustrated p. 235).
E. Laur, Ernst Barlach: Das plastische Werk, Güstrow, 2006, no. 559, p. 252 (another cast illustrated).
A. Beloubek-Hammer, Ernst Barlach, Plastische, Meisterwerke, Leipzig, 1996, p. 138 (illustrated pp.138-139).
Exh. cat., Ernst Barlach, Mystiker der Moderne, Ernst Barlach Gesellschaft, Hamburg, 2003, p. 269 (another cast illustrated).
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.

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