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An Allegory 'Music and Theatre'

Stefan von Reiswitz (München 1931 - 2019)


An Allegory 'Music and Theatre'

Lot-No. 712

Proceeds : 600,00 €


Bronze, green patinated. A woman with harp as allegory of music and a man with mask as allegory of theatre are standing on a narrow stage next to a column, the pedestal shows two ears on the front as symbols of hearing. Monogr. 'ST'. H. 25 x w. 20 x d. 3 cm. - Provenance: Formerly collection 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.

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Stefan von Reiswitz: An Allegory 'Music and Theatre'


Stefan von Reiswitz (München 1931 - 2019)

An Allegory 'Music and Theatre'

Lot-No. 712

Proceeds : 600,00 €

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Bronze, green patinated. A woman with harp as allegory of music and a man with mask as allegory of theatre are standing on a narrow stage next to a column, the pedestal shows two ears on the front as symbols of hearing. Monogr. 'ST'. H. 25 x w. 20 x d. 3 cm. - Provenance: Formerly collection 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.

An Allegory 'Music and Theatre'
An Allegory 'Music and Theatre'