Der Mantelanzieher. 1913. Bronze with brown patina. Laur II 219. With name and foundry mark "H. Noack Berlin" on verso. One of 12 unnumbered bronze casts. Ca. 24,4 x 17,2 x 12,3 cm (9,6 x 6,7 x 4,8 in). Cast by Hermann Noack, Berlin, made after 1938, after the 1913 plaster cast. No bronze casts were made in Barlach's lifetime. Further copies are in possession of the Museum Ludwig, Cologne (inventory no. ML/Dep. SK 7017) and the 'Staatliche Museum Schwerin' (no. inv. no.).
We are grateful to Mr. Ernst Barlach, Lizenzverwaltung GmbH & Co. KG Ernst Barlach, Ratzeburg, for his kind support in cataloging this lot.