Sale: 508 / Art of the 19th Century, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 353

 

353
Franz von Stuck
Amazone, 1897.
Bronze with black-brown patina
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,750
Sold:
€ 60,000 / $ 63,000

(incl. surcharge)
Amazone. 1897 Cast before 1906 (Stuck was ennobled in 1906).
Bronze with black-brown patina.
Inscribed "Franz Stuck" on verso of the plinth. Total height and width 64.4 x 48.5 cm (25.3 x 19 in). Base 34 x 17,3 cm (13,4 x 6,8 in).
Cast by Cosmas Leyrer, Munich (rear upper edge of base with the foundry mark).
• Early cast of Stuck's most popular and most successful sculpture
• Model for Stuck's only large bronze "Speerschleudernde Amazone" from 1913/14, mounted in front of Villa Stuck in 1936
• Early acquisitions of this bronze were made by, among others, the Dresden State Art Collections (1898), the Kunsthaus Zürich (1899), the Bavarian State Painting Collections (1904) and the Städel Museum Frankfurt (1914)
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Baden-Württemberg.

EXHIBITION: Internationale Kunst-Ausstellung des Vereins bildender Künstler Münchens, Secession, April-September 1898, no. 396 (different copy).




353
Franz von Stuck
Amazone, 1897.
Bronze with black-brown patina
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,750
Sold:
€ 60,000 / $ 63,000

(incl. surcharge)