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A Female Torso

Hans Martin Ruwoldt (Brunsbüttelkoog 1891 - Hamburg 1969)


A Female Torso

Lot-No. 538

Starting Bid: 5.000,00 €


Designed around 1931. Nickel silver. Foundry mark 'GUSS SCHMÄKE' on the underside. Slightly oxidised. Figure: H. 22,5 cm, base: H. 5 cm. - In the autumn of 1930 Ruwoldt undertook a trip to Paris, which made a lasting impression on him. In the depiction of the plump female nude with round body forms he shows himself strongly inspired by the work of Aristide Maillol, one of the fathers of modern sculpture. - Literature: Ill. in: M. Bruhns (Hg.): Hans Martin Ruwoldt (1891-1969),Skulpturen Reliefs Zeichnungen, Berlin/Hamburg 1991, S. 58. - German sculptor, drawer and graphic artist, from 1920 studied at the Hamburg School of Applied Arts, 1928-1933 member of the Hamburg Secession, 1955 leader of the sculptor's class at the HFBK Hamburg, primarily known for his animal figures, numerous sculptural works in the public space of Hamburg. Mus.: Hamburg, MKG und Kunsthalle; Schleswig SHLM; Kiel KH; Rendsburg, Skulpturengarten. Lit.: Vollmer IV, Der Neue Rump, M. Bruhns (ed.): Hans Martin Ruwoldt, Berlin/Hamburg 1991, F. Weimar: Die Hamburgische Sezession 1919-1933, Fischerhude 2003, S. 144.

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Hans Martin Ruwoldt: A Female Torso


Hans Martin Ruwoldt (Brunsbüttelkoog 1891 - Hamburg 1969)

A Female Torso

Lot-No. 538

Starting Bid: 5.000,00 €

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Designed around 1931. Nickel silver. Foundry mark 'GUSS SCHMÄKE' on the underside. Slightly oxidised. Figure: H. 22,5 cm, base: H. 5 cm. - In the autumn of 1930 Ruwoldt undertook a trip to Paris, which made a lasting impression on him. In the depiction of the plump female nude with round body forms he shows himself strongly inspired by the work of Aristide Maillol, one of the fathers of modern sculpture. - Literature: Ill. in: M. Bruhns (Hg.): Hans Martin Ruwoldt (1891-1969),Skulpturen Reliefs Zeichnungen, Berlin/Hamburg 1991, S. 58. - German sculptor, drawer and graphic artist, from 1920 studied at the Hamburg School of Applied Arts, 1928-1933 member of the Hamburg Secession, 1955 leader of the sculptor's class at the HFBK Hamburg, primarily known for his animal figures, numerous sculptural works in the public space of Hamburg. Mus.: Hamburg, MKG und Kunsthalle; Schleswig SHLM; Kiel KH; Rendsburg, Skulpturengarten. Lit.: Vollmer IV, Der Neue Rump, M. Bruhns (ed.): Hans Martin Ruwoldt, Berlin/Hamburg 1991, F. Weimar: Die Hamburgische Sezession 1919-1933, Fischerhude 2003, S. 144.

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