23 June 2016
Fritz Wotruba (1907-1975)
Stehende Figur (mit erhobenen Armen)
stamped with the signature, dated and numbered 'WOTRVBA 1958 GUSS. 6' (on the side of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 33 in. (83.8 cm.)
Conceived in 1958 and cast in an edition of twelve plus three
Private collection, Connecticut, by whom acquired in New York in the early 1960s, and thence by descent.
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O. Breicha, Fritz Wotruba, Werkverzeichnis, Skulpturen, Reliefs, Bühnen- und Architekturmodelle, St Gallen, 2002, no. 213/2, p. 212 (another cast illustrated).
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