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A Sculpture 'Frau mit Geige'

Gerhard Marcks (Berlin 1889 - Burgbrohl 1981)


A Sculpture 'Frau mit Geige'

Lot-No. 244

Proceeds : 4.400,00 €


1956. Bronze with patina. On the reverse side the artist's signet, below foundry mark: RICH BARTH BLN MARIENDORF, numbered copy 3/8. Partially traces of oxidation. H. 29 cm. - Literature: Cat. rais.: Rudloff 648. - Provenance: Private collection (see cat.rais. 1977); Christie's New York, sale 27.02.1992, lot 69; private collection Northern Germany. - German sculptor, graphic artist a. draughtsman, since 1907 he shared a studio with R. Scheibe, he taught at the Berlin art school before being called as teacher to the Weimar Bauhaus by W. Gropius, inspired by L. Feininger he started producing woodcuts, in 1928 he was awarded the Villa Romana prize a. became head of the art school Burg Giebichenstein in Halle, expelled by the Nazis in 1933 he lived in Ahrenshoop, in 1945 he became lecturer at the Hamburg Landeskunstschule. Mus.: Köln (Wallraf-Richartz-Mus.), Bremen, Hannover a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Der Neue Rump a. others.

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Gerhard Marcks: A Sculpture 'Frau mit Geige'


Gerhard Marcks (Berlin 1889 - Burgbrohl 1981)

A Sculpture 'Frau mit Geige'

Lot-No. 244

Proceeds : 4.400,00 €

Print

1956. Bronze with patina. On the reverse side the artist's signet, below foundry mark: RICH BARTH BLN MARIENDORF, numbered copy 3/8. Partially traces of oxidation. H. 29 cm. - Literature: Cat. rais.: Rudloff 648. - Provenance: Private collection (see cat.rais. 1977); Christie's New York, sale 27.02.1992, lot 69; private collection Northern Germany. - German sculptor, graphic artist a. draughtsman, since 1907 he shared a studio with R. Scheibe, he taught at the Berlin art school before being called as teacher to the Weimar Bauhaus by W. Gropius, inspired by L. Feininger he started producing woodcuts, in 1928 he was awarded the Villa Romana prize a. became head of the art school Burg Giebichenstein in Halle, expelled by the Nazis in 1933 he lived in Ahrenshoop, in 1945 he became lecturer at the Hamburg Landeskunstschule. Mus.: Köln (Wallraf-Richartz-Mus.), Bremen, Hannover a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Der Neue Rump a. others.

A Sculpture 'Frau mit Geige'