Sale: 424 / Modern Art, June 11./13. 2015 in Munich Lot 251

 

251
Fritz Klimsch
Melodie (Adagio), 1941.
Bronze
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,600
Sold:
€ 14,375 / $ 16.675

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Melodie (Adagio). 1941.
Bronze with gray green patina.
Braun 212. With monogram and foundry mark "H. Noack, Berlin" behind right foot. Height: 72 cm (28.3 in). [JS].

PROVENANCE: Private collection Baden-Württemberg.

EXHIBITION: Prussian Academy of Arts, Berlin, Unter den Linden 3, spring exhibition May - June 1942, Fritz Klimsch, special exhibition, p. 14, no. 209 (presumably different copy).

LITERATURE: (each presumably different copy):
Werner Rittlich. Neue Werke von Fritz Klimsch, in: Die Kunst im deutschen Reich, 6th year, series 4/April 1942, pp. 88f (with illu.).
Hermann Braun, Fritz Klimsch, Werke, p. 97, no. 40, illu. p. 96.

"Melodie (Adagio)" presents the slightly divergent play of motion of the upper and lower limbs in a special harmony. This way the depicted woman's gracious physicality is transformed to a harmonious balance.



251
Fritz Klimsch
Melodie (Adagio), 1941.
Bronze
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,600
Sold:
€ 14,375 / $ 16.675

(incl. 25% surcharge)