Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 239

 
239
Emil Nolde
Prophet, 1913/14.
Bronze with brown patina, on grayish-black ston...
Estimate:
€ 7,000 / $ 8,120
Sold:
€ 8,750 / $ 10.150

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Prophet. 1913/14.
Bronze with brown patina, on grayish-black stone base.
With the artist's name and the foundry mark "NOACK BERLIN" on rear. One of just eleven casts of which one (artist's copy) is in possession of the Foundation Seebüll Ada and Emil Nolde. 23.6 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm (9.2 x 2.1 x 0.9 in). Base: 4,4 x 6 x 6 cm (1,7 x 2,4 x 2,4 in).
Cast by art foundry Hermann Noack, Berlin in 1960. The bronze is based on Nolde's hand-carved wood sculpture "Prophet" made during a South Seas journey in 1913/14. [CH].
• One of to date only two bronzes by the artist on the auction market
• Based on Nolde‘s carved wooden sculpture "Prophet" from 1913/14
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Rhineland.

239
Emil Nolde
Prophet, 1913/14.
Bronze with brown patina, on grayish-black ston...
Estimate:
€ 7,000 / $ 8,120
Sold:
€ 8,750 / $ 10.150

(incl. 25% surcharge)