Auctions → 7 and 8 May 2021: Jewellery and Watches - Art and Antiques → Art and Antiques → Stefan von Reiswitz: Nana
Bronze, green patinated. Half-nude of a voluminous female figure, probably inspired by the sculptures of Niki de Saint-Phalle. Monogr. 'ST'. H. 19 cm. - Provenance: Formerly coll. Fritz van Ankum/Imme Reich-van Ankum, owner of Galería Arabal, Alicante. - German painter and sculptor, raised in Ruhpolding and Munich, von Reiswitz lived and worked in Málaga for decades. Inspired by North African and South European imagery, he created a diverse oeuvre of imaginative sculptures with fancy quotations from the world of antiquity alongside his work as a painter. Málaga commissioned him to design a large public park with his figures. Renowned galleries in Salzburg, Munich, Madrid, among others, as well as museums at home and abroad exhibited his work. Lit.: Enrique Castanos Alés: Reality, imagination, avant-garde and classic past. Study of Stephan von Reiswitz’s work, in: Exhib.cat. Stefan von Reiswitz. Palacio Episcopal de Málaga, 2001.