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Opfermann (Röding 1891 - Ahrensburg 1960) - An expressive wooden sculpture 'Draped figure'


An expressive wooden sculpture 'Draped figure'

Lot-Nr. 182 | Opfermann (Röding 1891 - Ahrensburg 1960)


An expressive wooden sculpture 'Draped figure' | Reserveprice 3.800 €

Hamburg, 1923. Bog oak, full-round carved. Verso at its base sign. anf dat. 'Karl Opfermann 1923', on the bottom side fragments of an old exhibition's label. Small cracks. H. 78 cm. - After returning from the First World War Opfermann designed his mostly religious figures in a n expressive stylistique vocabulary which is reinforced by the reduced form and the rough surface structure. - Sculptor and graphic artist, after trained as ornament creator he studied in Hamburg with R. Luksch, 1919 he joined the Berlin 'Novembergruppe' and the Hamburger Sezession. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle), Schleswig. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Der Neue Rump and Exh. cat.: Die Hamburgische Sezession 1919-1933, Fischerhude 2003, p. 130f.

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