5 May 2005
Property from the Estate of Jack and Joy Rich
Ewald Matare (1887-1965)
Dreieck-Kuh I (Kopf wendend)
signed with monogram (on the underside)
bronze with brown and green patina
Length: 8¼ in. (21 cm.)
Conceived in 1942
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1972.
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S.M. Schilling, Ewald Mataré, Das Plastische Werke, Cologne, 1994, p. 201, no. 214a (another cast illustrated, p. 201).
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