Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 346

 
346
Fritz Klimsch
Mänade, 1929.
Bronze with black-brown patina
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 47,500 / $ 56.525

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Mänade. 1929.
Bronze with black-brown patina.
Braun 146. Plinth with monogram in ligature and the foundry mark. 76 x 56 x 20 cm (29.9 x 22 x 7.8 in).
Cast by art foundry Noack, Berlin.
• Expressive execution
• A unique work in the artist's oeuvre
• From the posession of the artist's family
.

PROVENANCE: Collection Liesel Klimsch.
Private collection Baden-Württemberg.

EXHIBITION: Fritz Klimsch Collective exhibition, Prussian Art Academy Berlin. Spring exhibition May/June 1930 (different copy).

LITERATURE: Hermann Braun, Fritz Klimsch. Werke, Hanover 1980, no. 19.
Uli Klimsch, Fritz Klimsch. Die Welt des Bildhauers, Berlin 1983, illu. on p. 50.
“It was the impression of a dancer who posed for me and suddenly stopped in her frenzy. That was overwhelming“. Fritz Klimsch in a letter to Gisela Vits in 1958 (quote from: Hermann Braun, Fritz Klimsch. Eine Dokumentation, 1991, p. 370).

346
Fritz Klimsch
Mänade, 1929.
Bronze with black-brown patina
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 47,500 / $ 56.525

(incl. 25% surcharge)