Sale: 487 / Modern Art II, June 08. 2019 in Munich Lot 771

 
771
Gerhard Marcks
Ziegenbock, 1963.
Bronze with brown patina
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 24,000
Sold:
€ 32,500 / $ 39.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Ziegenbock. 1963.
Bronze with brown patina.
Rudloff 810. With the artist's signet on the plinth. Rear of plinth with a number and the foundry mark "Guss Schmäke D'dorf". One of 3 casts. Ca. 97.5 x 122 x 69 cm (38.3 x 48 x 27.1 in).
This bronze was comissioned by the municipality Köln-Deutz for a fountain figure. Marcks made the first scultpure of a goat in 1918 for the ceramics manufactory Velten-Vordamm (Rudloff 52). Earliest drawings of goats can be found in sketchbooks from around 1904. [EL].

PROVENANCE: Private collection Morsum.
Private collection Southern Germany.

EXHIBITION: A Comprehensive Exhibition of Bronze Sculpture by Gerhard Marcks, Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York 1967, cat. no. 66, with illu. (different copy).

LITERATURE: Sothebys Parke-Bernet, auction 2832, New York, 1969, lot 14, with illu.
Neumeister, 20th Century Art, Munich 2000, lot 189, with illu.

771
Gerhard Marcks
Ziegenbock, 1963.
Bronze with brown patina
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 24,000
Sold:
€ 32,500 / $ 39.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)