10 March 2010
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE MIDWEST COLLECTION
Georg Kolbe (1877-1947)
signed with initials 'GK' (on the bottom of the right hand) and stamped with foundry mark 'H. NOACK BERLIN FRIEDENAU' (on the bottom of the right foot)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 9½ in. (24.2 cm.)
Conceived in 1925; this bronze version cast by 1939
Acquired by the present owners, circa 1930.
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U. Berger, Georg Kolbe--Leben und Werk, Berlin, 1990, pp. 279-280, no. 75 (another cast illustrated, p. 280).
Please note that this work was cast by 1939.
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