Lot 242: Ernst Barlach, Lachende Alte, Circa 1936/37


December 2, 2016, 6:00 PM CET
Cologne, Germany
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Description: Signed 'E. Barlach' and with the foundry mark "H NOACK BERLIN" on the lower edge of the back side. One of 14 unnumbered posthumous casts since 1939 beside one existing lifetime cast.
Dimensions: 20.8 x 31.2 x 12.7 cm
Artist or Maker: Ernst Barlach
Medium: Bronze
Date: Circa, 1936/37
Condition Report: With dark reddish-brown patina.
Exhibited: Munich 2001 (Galerie Thomas), Ernst Barlach. Plastiken; Hamburg 2003 (Ernst Barlach Gesellschaft, Hauptkirche St. Katharinen), Ernst Barlach. Mystiker der Moderne, p. 271
Literature: Ernst Barlach Haus, Stiftung Hermann F. Reemtsma, Plastiken, Handzeichnungen und Autographen, Hamburg 1977, no. 68; Stiftung und Sammlung Rolf Horn, ed. by Heinz Spielmann, 2nd edition, Schleswig 1995, no. 129; Anita Beloubek-Hammer, Ernst Barlach, Plastische Meisterwerke, Leipzig 1996, p. 18, 154f.
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December 2, 2016, 6:00 PM CET

Cologne, Germany

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