Sale: 465 / Art of the 19th Century, May 18. 2018 in Munich Lot 67

 

67
Franz von Stuck
Amazone, 1897.
Bronze
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 11,880
Sold:
€ 35,000 / $ 34,650

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Amazone. 1897.
Bronze , with black-brown patina.
Inscribed "Franz von Stuck" on front of plinth. With foundry mark on upper left edge of base. Total height ca. 64.4 cm (25.3 in). Base: 34 x 17,3 cm ( 13,4 x 6,8 in).
Cast after 1905 by Cosmas Leyrer, Munich. [FS].

PROVENANCE: Private collection Hesse.

"The Amazons are a particularly striking example for the 'Battle of the Sexes': Entirely nude except for the helmet, riding astride, welding the speer, this is how women obtain male attributes." (Quote from: Raff, Thomas: Franz von Stuck: Das plastische Werk, München 2011, p. 46)




67
Franz von Stuck
Amazone, 1897.
Bronze
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 11,880
Sold:
€ 35,000 / $ 34,650

(incl. 25% surcharge)