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Georg Kolbe (1877-1947)
Georg Kolbe (1877-1947)

Kleine Stehende

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Georg Kolbe (1877-1947)
Kleine Stehende
signed with initials 'GK' (on the top of the base); stamped with foundry mark and numbered 'H. NOAK BERLIN FRIEDENAU 1' (on the back of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 30¾ in. (78.1 cm.)
Conceived in 1935; this bronze version cast in 1936
Provenance
Buccholz Gallery, Berlin (1936).
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York.
Dean F. Johnson, Beverly Hills (acquired from the above, September 1968).
Acquired by the present owner, 2004.
Literature
U. Berger, Georg Kolbe, Leben und Werk, Berlin, 1990, pp. 351-352, no. 157 (another cast illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), Opening Exhibition: Sculpture and Drawings, Maech-April 1937, no. 12.
Sale Room Notice
Please note Dr. Ursel Berger has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture and its casting date as 1936.

Please note the additional provenance and exhibition history:

Buccholz Gallery, Berlin (1936).
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York.
Dean F. Johnson, Beverly Hills (acquired from the above, September
1968).
Acquired by the present owner, 2004.

New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), Opening Exhibition: Sculpture and Drawings, March-April 1937, no. 12.

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Dr. Ursel Berger has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture.

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