Sale: 528 / Modern Art, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 410

 

410
Renée Sintenis
Kleine Daphne, 1917.
Bronze with dark brown patina, partly polished....
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 14,560
Sold:
€ 36,250 / $ 37.700

(incl. surcharge)
Kleine Daphne. 1917.
Bronze with dark brown patina, partly polished. Mounted on a granite base.
Berger/Ladwig 030. Buhlmann 63. Verso with the monogram "RS". Height: 28.3 cm (11.1 in). Base: 6,5 x 6 x 6,3 cm (2,5 x 2,3 x 2,4 in).
The quality of this cast suggests that it was made by the art foundry Noack in Berlin. We are grateful to Mr Hermann Noack, art foundry Hermann Noack, Berlin, for the kind support in cataloging this lot. [SM].
• In "Daphne" Renée Sintenis formed the finest expression of female grace.
• Charming interpretation of the traditional motif in Sintenis' characteristic rhythmic and easy line.
• Other copies of the "Kleinen Daphne" are in renowned public German collections, among them the Nationalgalerie Berlin and the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne
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PROVENANCE: Galerie Bubenik, Munich.
Private collection Southern Germany (since 1978, acquired directly from the above).
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from the above).

LITERATURE: (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.).




410
Renée Sintenis
Kleine Daphne, 1917.
Bronze with dark brown patina, partly polished....
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 14,560
Sold:
€ 36,250 / $ 37.700

(incl. surcharge)