17 November 2004
John Rädecker (Dutch, 1885-1956)
Madonna and child
signed with initials and dated 'JR 1928' (lower left)
bronze with dark brown patina
64 cm. high
Conceived in 1928 and cast in an edition of 9.
Kunsthandel Huinck en Scherjon, Amsterdam, where acquired by the parents of the present owners.
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A.M. Hammacher, De beeldhouwer John Rädecker, Amsterdam/Antwerpen 1940, p. 36 (another cast ill.)
Th. van Reijn, Nederlandse beeldhouwers van onze tijd, Amsterdam/Brussels 1959, p. 104 (the stone version ill.)
We kindly thank Dr Ype Koopmans for his help in cataloguing this lot.
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