Lot 8: KÄTHE KOLLWITZ - Selbstbildnis (Self-Portrait), 1937-39
October 26, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: KÄTHE KOLLWITZ - Selbstbildnis (Self-Portrait), 1937-39
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Notes: One of three located lifetime casts, up to eight were cast in total.
Provenance: Unknown fine art dealer, Los Angeles Hauswedell & Nolte, June 2, 1978, lot 738, Hamburg Dr. Hauswedell auction, June 4, 1977, lot 873, Hamburg Mr. Erich Cohn, New York before probably: private collector, US, by gift business man, Hannover, Germany purchased directly from the artist (the two latter are unkown by name, but documented as persons by a contemporary friend of Käthe Kollwitz, Fritz Homeyer, and confirmed indirectly by a letter of the artist to her friend Anna Karbe form December 17, 1937)
Dimensions: sculpture: 14 5/8 x 9 1/4 x 11 5/8 in. (37.1 x 23.5 x 29.5 cm) with base: H. 18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm)
Literature: Annette Seeler No. 26
Medium: Bronze with brown patina and Jura marble base.