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A Swallow

Wilhelm Krieger (Norderney 1877 - Herrsching 1945)


A Swallow

Lot-No. 542

Proceeds : 0,00 €


First cast in 1936, one of 30 posthumous casts from the 1980s. Bronze, dark patinated. Signed 'Krieger' and 'H' on the plinth rim. H. 7 cm, l. 16 cm. - The present posthumous cast was made by Hajo Krieger (1922-2011), the artistically ambitious son of the sculptor, who throughout his life tried to document his father's scattered oeuvre, also by making posthumous casts with the help of original moulds, to which, however, he added an 'H' next to the sign. - Literature: Cat. Rais. 210. - German sculptor. After an apprenticeship as a decorative painter, Krieger studied briefly at the Kunstgewerbeschule München in 1906/07 and trained as a self-taught sculptor from 1901. From 1907 he participated in the exhibitions of the Munich Secession, the large Berlin art exhibitions and from 1937-1944 in the annual Great German Art Exhibition at the Haus der Kunst. K. devoted himself above all to animal sculptures, which were executed in bronze, brass, stone and porcelain. Lit.: H. Krieger und M. Schmidt (Hrsg.): Wilhelm Krieger - Tierbildhauer. Katalog der bekannten Werke. Neustadt an der Aisch, 214; M. Schmidt-Magin: Wilhelm Krieger, in: Sammlerjournal Okt. 2020, S. 50-55.

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Wilhelm Krieger: A Swallow


Wilhelm Krieger (Norderney 1877 - Herrsching 1945)

A Swallow

Lot-No. 542

Proceeds : 0,00 €

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First cast in 1936, one of 30 posthumous casts from the 1980s. Bronze, dark patinated. Signed 'Krieger' and 'H' on the plinth rim. H. 7 cm, l. 16 cm. - The present posthumous cast was made by Hajo Krieger (1922-2011), the artistically ambitious son of the sculptor, who throughout his life tried to document his father's scattered oeuvre, also by making posthumous casts with the help of original moulds, to which, however, he added an 'H' next to the sign. - Literature: Cat. Rais. 210. - German sculptor. After an apprenticeship as a decorative painter, Krieger studied briefly at the Kunstgewerbeschule München in 1906/07 and trained as a self-taught sculptor from 1901. From 1907 he participated in the exhibitions of the Munich Secession, the large Berlin art exhibitions and from 1937-1944 in the annual Great German Art Exhibition at the Haus der Kunst. K. devoted himself above all to animal sculptures, which were executed in bronze, brass, stone and porcelain. Lit.: H. Krieger und M. Schmidt (Hrsg.): Wilhelm Krieger - Tierbildhauer. Katalog der bekannten Werke. Neustadt an der Aisch, 214; M. Schmidt-Magin: Wilhelm Krieger, in: Sammlerjournal Okt. 2020, S. 50-55.

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