Sale: 508 / Art of the 19th Century, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 349

 
349
Max Klinger
Die Neue Salome, Um 1903.
Bronze with black-brown patina
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,400
Sold:
€ 18,750 / $ 21.750

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Die Neue Salome. Um 1903.
Bronze with black-brown patina.
With the foundry mark "Akt. Ges. vorm. Fa. H. Gladenbeck u. Sohn Berlin-Friedrigshagen 2" on rear of the base. 68 x 20.5 x 23 cm (26.7 x 8 x 9 in).

• The marble sculpture this work is baed on was acquired by the Museum der Bildenden Künste Leipzig in 1894, shortly after it was made
• Fascinating key motif of Symbolism, of significant meaning for art and literature at the turn of the century.
• Bronze version after one of the four important polychrome sculptures by Max Klinger (others: Kassandra, Beethoven, Elsa Asenijeff)
• Largest execution of the bronze versions
• Currently the Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn hosts an exhibition on occasion of the 100th anniversary of Max Klinger's death (until January 31, 2021)
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349
Max Klinger
Die Neue Salome, Um 1903.
Bronze with black-brown patina
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,400
Sold:
€ 18,750 / $ 21.750

(incl. 25% surcharge)