Sale: 468 / Modern Art I, June 09. 2018 in Munich Lot 684

 
684
Gerhard Marcks
Pferdebändiger, 1971.
Bronze
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 18,000
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 30.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Pferdebändiger. 1971.
Bronze with dark brown patina.
Rudloff 987. With artist's signature on the base and with foundry mark "Guss Barth Rinteln" on the side of the base. From an edition of 8 copies. Posthumous casts. Height: 85.7 cm (33.7 in).
Cast by art foundry Richard Barth, Rinteln 1991.
The impressively large sculpture goes back to graphic drafts from around 1920/21. This work is based on a plastic draft and a smaller model. [JS].
Very rare. This is the first time that a cast of the large version is offered on the international auction market (source: www.artprice.com).

PROVENANCE: Private collection Switzerland.

EXHIBITION: (Each presumably different copy)
Gerhard Marcks, Galerie Lempertz, Cologne 1974, cat. no. 95, with illu.
Bildhauer aus drei Generationen, Galerie Brumme, Mainz 1975, cat. no. 65.

684
Gerhard Marcks
Pferdebändiger, 1971.
Bronze
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 18,000
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 30.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)