Lot 48: Fritz Cremer (1906-1993), Torso, Bronze, presumably 1960s

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October 20, 2016, 4:00 PM CET
Berlin, Germany
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Description: Bronze with dark brown patina Germany, presumably 1960s Fritz Cremer (1906-1993) - German sculptor and graphic artist Height: 17.5 cm Good condition Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist, since then owned by the family Besides public memorial sculptures, Cremer created mainly female nudes and sensual intimate love couples Condition: The bronze is in good condition; the underside of the plinth has been rubbed off. The height of the torso is 17.5 cm. Fritz Cremer (1906-1993) Fritz Cremer was born in 1906 in Arnsberg, Westphalia. At the age of 20, he joined the Communist ‘Arbeiterjugend’; later, he became a member of the Communist Party of Germany. From 1930-34, he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin-Charlottenburg as a master student of Wilhelm Gerstel, followed by two study trips to the Villa Massimo in Rome. During military service, he was in Yugoslavian captivity. After his release, he became a professor of sculpture at the Academy of Applied Arts in Vienna. In 1950, he moved to East Germany, where he taught at the Academy of Arts, being its Vice President from 1974 to 1984. (cko) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance. Auctionata charges the resale rights tax pursuant to Section 26 of the German Copyright Act (UrhG) towards the buyer in case of the sale of an original work of art or photography prior to 70 years having lapsed since the death of their creator. Therefore, Auctionata charges when purchasing a good – if a protection as an original work of art or photography is given – starting from a hammer price of EUR 400 an additional amount, which is calculated according to Section 26 (2) German Copyright Act (UrhG) and which does not exceed the amount of EUR 12,500. You can find more information about resale rights tax in Auctionata´s table of fees and T&C.
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