Sale: 457 / Modern Art II, Dec. 07. 2017 in Munich Lot 68

 
68
Ernst Barlach
Lachende Alte, 1937.
Bronze
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,100
Sold:
€ 17,500 / $ 19.950

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Lachende Alte. 1937.
Bronze with brown patina.
Laur 605. With foundry mark "H. Noack, Berlin" on verso in lower margin. Copy aside from the edition of 15 signed casts. Height: 20.5 cm (8 in).
Posthumous casts. Other casts of this bronze are in the following public collections: Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Foundation Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig; Smithsonian Institute, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC. [EL].

PROVENANCE: Priavte collection Rhineland.

EXHIBITION: Ernst Barlach, Mystiker der Moderne. Ernst Barlach Gesellschaft Hamburg, Hauptkirche St. Katharinen, Hamburg 2003, p. 271 (different copy).

LITERATURE: (each different copy): Isa Lohmann-Siems, Gunhild Roggenbuck, Ernst Barlach Haus Hamburg, Foundation Hermann F. Reemtsma, Plastiken, Handzeichnungen und Autographen, Hamburg 1977, no. 68.
Heinz Spielmann, Foundation and Collection Rolf Horn, Schleswig 1995, no. 129.
Anita Beloubek-Hammer, Ernst Barlach. Plastische Meisterwerke, Leipzig 1996, pp. 18, 154 f.

68
Ernst Barlach
Lachende Alte, 1937.
Bronze
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,100
Sold:
€ 17,500 / $ 19.950

(incl. 25% surcharge)