Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 362

 
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Wilhelm Lehmbruck
Kriechendes Kind (Gustav Wilhelm Lehmbruck), Around 1910.
Bronze with black-brown patina
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,520
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 13.387

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Kriechendes Kind (Gustav Wilhelm Lehmbruck). Around 1910.
Bronze with black-brown patina.
Cf. Schubert 48 B 4. Inscribed "LEHMBRUCK" on buttocks. Schubert mentions just four copies in bronze, all posthumously made. Height: ca. 11.6 cm (4.5 in).
This figure shows the artist's first born son Gustav Wilhelm Lehmbruck, born March 11, 1909.
Posthumous cast. Cast by order of Maria Lehmbruck, Bad Reichenhall. [JS].
• This is the first time that a copy of this bronze is offered on the international auction market
• From Lehmbruck's early work period which showed the strong influence of Maillol
• Exceptional movemnet study of Lehmbruck's first son Gustav Wilhelm Lehmbruck
• From the collection of the Wuppertal merchant and collector Paul Roh, a close friend of Georg Kolbe and the Lehmbruck family
• Lehmbruck is one of the most important German sculptors of the 20th century. His works are in possession of many public collections
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PROVENANCE: Collection Paul and Herta Roh, Radevormwald.
Private collection Northern Germany (inherited from aforementioned).

362
Wilhelm Lehmbruck
Kriechendes Kind (Gustav Wilhelm Lehmbruck), Around 1910.
Bronze with black-brown patina
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,520
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 13.387

(incl. 25% surcharge)