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A Figure 'Walking Woman'

Ernst Barlach (Wedel/Holst. 1870 - Rostock 1938)


A Figure 'Walking Woman'

Lot-No. 363

Proceeds : 2.300,00 €


Schwarzburger Werkstätten für Porzellankunst, conceived 1909, executed soon after. Porcelain with white glaze. On the bottom side impressed 'Schwarzburger Werk-stätten für Porzellankunst', foxmark and model no. 'U 10'. H. 25 cm. - Literature: Schult 94; S. Wallner und W. Siemen (Hrsg.): Schwarzburger Werkstätten für Porzellankunst : [Katalog zur Sonderausstellung des Museums der Deutschen Porzellanindustrie]. Hohenberg 1993, S. 51, Abb. 26. - Provenance: 1989 purchased at Villa Grisebach Auktionen, Berlin, Sale 10/11/12, lot 202; then private property, Hamburg. - German sculptor, writer a. illustrator. B. studied 1888-95 at the Hamburg Kunstgewerbeschule a. at the Dresden academy. He lived in Paris for two years before working as ceramicist in Hamburg, among others for the Altona manufactory Mutz. A journey to Russia became distinctive for his work. He first exhibited sculptures from Russian folk life at the Berlin secession in 1907. Subsequently he received many important public commissions. B. was very much pressurized by the Nazis, a. many of his works were seized or destroyed. Today he is appreciated as one of the most important sculptors of the 20th cent. Mus.: Hamburg (Ernst Barlach Haus), Nuremberg (Germanisches Nationalmuseum), Schwerin a. others. Lit.: Schult (cat. rais.) a. others.

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Ernst Barlach: A Figure 'Walking Woman'


Ernst Barlach (Wedel/Holst. 1870 - Rostock 1938)

A Figure 'Walking Woman'

Lot-No. 363

Proceeds : 2.300,00 €

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Schwarzburger Werkstätten für Porzellankunst, conceived 1909, executed soon after. Porcelain with white glaze. On the bottom side impressed 'Schwarzburger Werk-stätten für Porzellankunst', foxmark and model no. 'U 10'. H. 25 cm. - Literature: Schult 94; S. Wallner und W. Siemen (Hrsg.): Schwarzburger Werkstätten für Porzellankunst : [Katalog zur Sonderausstellung des Museums der Deutschen Porzellanindustrie]. Hohenberg 1993, S. 51, Abb. 26. - Provenance: 1989 purchased at Villa Grisebach Auktionen, Berlin, Sale 10/11/12, lot 202; then private property, Hamburg. - German sculptor, writer a. illustrator. B. studied 1888-95 at the Hamburg Kunstgewerbeschule a. at the Dresden academy. He lived in Paris for two years before working as ceramicist in Hamburg, among others for the Altona manufactory Mutz. A journey to Russia became distinctive for his work. He first exhibited sculptures from Russian folk life at the Berlin secession in 1907. Subsequently he received many important public commissions. B. was very much pressurized by the Nazis, a. many of his works were seized or destroyed. Today he is appreciated as one of the most important sculptors of the 20th cent. Mus.: Hamburg (Ernst Barlach Haus), Nuremberg (Germanisches Nationalmuseum), Schwerin a. others. Lit.: Schult (cat. rais.) a. others.

A Figure 'Walking Woman'