Lachende Alte. 1936/37. Bronze with brown patina. Laur 605. Schult 483. With the artist's name and the foundry mark "H. Noack, Berlin" in lower margin on verso. One of 14 unnumbered casts from a complete edition of 15 copies. Height: 20.8 cm (8.1 in). Posthumous cast. Cast by the art foundry Hermann Noack, Berlin. Other copies of this bronze are in possession of following public collections: Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Foundation Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig; Smithsonian Institution, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC. [CE].
PROVENANCE: Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.