25 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION
William Wauer (German, 1866-1974)
signed and numbered 'W.WAUER H.C.' (on the right side); inscribed 'Albert Bassermann' (at the front of the base); stamped with the foundry mark 'W.FÜSSEL BERLIN' (at the back of the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 19 5/8 in. (50 cm.)
Conceived in 1921; this bronze version cast in a numbered edition of seven plus one hors commerce
Carl László, Basel.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1989.
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Exh. cat., German Expressionist Sculpture, Los Angeles, 1983, no. 148 (another cast illustrated p. 208).
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