10 December 2013
Erich Wichman (1890-1929)
Die Kühle Grausamkeit Gottes
signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Die Kühle Grausamkeit Gottes Wien 5 Mai 1922 Erich Wich' (on the reverse)
bronze with a black patina
14 cm. high
Conceived in 1922 and cast in 1925-1926 in a small unknown edition.
Hendrik Wiegersma, Deurne.
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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F. van Burkom, H. Mulder, Erich Wichmann 1890-1929 tussen idealisme en rancune, Utrecht 1983, p. 43 (another cast illustrated). T. Hoogbergen, T. Thelen, Hendrik Wiegersma 1891-1969, medicus-pictor, Tilburg 1997, p. 93 (illustrated).
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