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Ulanen Monument

Fritz Klimsch (Frankfurt/M. 1870 - Saig 1960)


Ulanen Monument

Lot-No. 543

Proceeds : 3.800,00 €


Bronze, dark patinated, 1st half of the 20th cent. Foundry stamp of the foundry Noack 'H. NOACK BERLIN FRIEDENAU‘. Heavily reduced representation of the so-called 'Ulan Monument' from Saarbrücken (1913). As a present of honour with inscription on verso: 'ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DIE TREUE WACHT DES 7TEN ULANEN REGIMENTS 1870'. Signs of age, attribute of r. hand missing. Total h. 42,5 cm. - Fritz Klimsch ranks among the outstanding sculpturers of the 20th cent. in Germany. 1886-94 he visited the Berlin Academy and was a student of Fritz Schaper. 1898 he became co-founder and member of the managing board of the Berlin secession. 1921 he received a professorship at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Charlottenburg. 1945, after a stopover in Salzburg, Klimsch settled down in Saig near Freiburg. His artistic style became strongly influended by his stays in Italy and Greece. His extensive oeuvre contains monuments, portraits and single sculptures. The main topic of his work is the ideal female body shape, for example the sculptures 'Kauernde' (1913), 'Badende' (1918) or 'Versonnene' (1923). Lit.: Comp.: H. Braun: Eine Dokumentation, Köln, 1991.

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Fritz Klimsch: Ulanen Monument


Fritz Klimsch (Frankfurt/M. 1870 - Saig 1960)

Ulanen Monument

Lot-No. 543

Proceeds : 3.800,00 €

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Bronze, dark patinated, 1st half of the 20th cent. Foundry stamp of the foundry Noack 'H. NOACK BERLIN FRIEDENAU‘. Heavily reduced representation of the so-called 'Ulan Monument' from Saarbrücken (1913). As a present of honour with inscription on verso: 'ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DIE TREUE WACHT DES 7TEN ULANEN REGIMENTS 1870'. Signs of age, attribute of r. hand missing. Total h. 42,5 cm. - Fritz Klimsch ranks among the outstanding sculpturers of the 20th cent. in Germany. 1886-94 he visited the Berlin Academy and was a student of Fritz Schaper. 1898 he became co-founder and member of the managing board of the Berlin secession. 1921 he received a professorship at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Charlottenburg. 1945, after a stopover in Salzburg, Klimsch settled down in Saig near Freiburg. His artistic style became strongly influended by his stays in Italy and Greece. His extensive oeuvre contains monuments, portraits and single sculptures. The main topic of his work is the ideal female body shape, for example the sculptures 'Kauernde' (1913), 'Badende' (1918) or 'Versonnene' (1923). Lit.: Comp.: H. Braun: Eine Dokumentation, Köln, 1991.

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