Sale: 409 / Modern Art and Sidelines of the German Avantgarde, Dec. 06. 2013 in Munich Lot 48

 

48
Renée Sintenis
Daphne, 1917.
Bronze
Estimate:
€ 9,000 / $ 10,440
Sold:
€ 10,000 / $ 11.600

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Daphne. 1917.
Bronze, with gold brown patina. Mounted on brown shell lime base.
Buhlmann 63. With monogram. Height: 28,3 cm (11,1 in). Base: 5 x 5,1 x 5,2 cm (1,9 x 2 x 2 in).
Cast by art foundry Hermann Noack, Berlin (without foundry stamp). Other copies are in possession of the following public collections (a selection): Nationalgalerie Berlin. Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund. Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne. Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld.
This bronze presumably belongs among the earliest casts of this popular small statuette.
Accompanied by an expertise from Dr. Ursel Berger, Berlin, dated 3 Odctober, 2013 (in copy). We are grateful for her kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Berlin.

LITERATURE: (a selection, each presumably different copy)
R. Crevel/G. Biermann, Renée Sintenis, Berlin 1930, p. 22 (with illu.).
Wolfgang Stechow, Apollo und Daphne, Leipzig/Berlin 1932, illu. 63.
Hanna Kiel, Renée Sintenis, Berlin 1935, p. 18 (with illu.).
Hanna Kiel, Renée Sintenis, Berlin 1956, p. 16 (with illu.).
C. L. Kuhn, German Expressionism and Abstract Art. The Harvard Collections, Cambridge 1957, p. 71, illu. 116.
H. Westhoff-Krummacher, Die Bildwerke seit 1800 im Wallraf-Richartz-Museum und im öffentlichen Besitz der Stadt Köln, Cologne 1965, p. 243 (with illu.).

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48
Renée Sintenis
Daphne, 1917.
Bronze
Estimate:
€ 9,000 / $ 10,440
Sold:
€ 10,000 / $ 11.600

(incl. 25% surcharge)