25 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION
William Wauer (German, 1866-1962)
Boxer I (Rechtsausleger); Boxer II (Linksausleger)
signed and numbered 'W.WAUER VI/VII' (1) (on the top of the base) and signed and numbered 'W.WAUER H.C.' (2); stamped with the foundry mark 'W.FÜSSEL 1 BERLIN' (1) (on the right side) and stamped with the foundry mark 'W.FÜSSEL BERLIN' (2) (at the back of the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: (1) 15 in. (38 cm.); (2) 13 in. (33 cm.)
Conceived in 1928; these bronze versions cast in a numbered edition of seven plus one hors commerce (2)
Carl László, Basel.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1989.
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A. Beloubek-Hammer, Die schönen Gestalten der besseren Zukunft, Cologne, 2007 (another cast illustrated p. 412, fig. 405).
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