Sale: 447 / Modern Art II, June 08. 2017 in Munich Lot 2

 
2
Fritz Klimsch
Siesta (Beschaulichkeit), 1924/1955.
Bronze
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,800
Sold:
€ 5,250 / $ 6.300

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Siesta (Beschaulichkeit). 1924/1955.
Bronze with gold-brown patina.
Cf. Braun 121. Cf. Braun F. K. Werke 17, mentions a height of 27.5 cm for the diminished version and foundry H. Noack, Berlin. With monogram in ligature below left hand. Foundry mark "Strassacker / Kunstguss Süssen" on rear. There also with embossing stamp "Kunstguss Gütezeichen RAL". Height: 24.5 cm (9.6 in).
Cast after 1955. Diminished replica, slightly modified, made after "Beschaulichkeit" from before 1924. The physicality is more compact, the head leass bowed, the hair-do is also different. [EH].

2
Fritz Klimsch
Siesta (Beschaulichkeit), 1924/1955.
Bronze
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,800
Sold:
€ 5,250 / $ 6.300

(incl. 25% surcharge)