Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 188

 

188
Hanns Bolz
Männlicher Kopf, 1916.
Plaster
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,600
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 28.999

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Männlicher Kopf. 1916.
Plaster.
54 x 20.7 x 40.5 cm (21.2 x 8.1 x 15.9 in).

• One of the few sculptures in th eoeuvre of the Rhenish expressionist Hanns Bolz.
• Bolz was represented at all important exhibitions of his time.
• His sculpture show notions of Modigliani or Lehmbruck.
• The early deceased artist left behind a small but high-quality oeuvre
.

PROVENANCE: Egidius Ludwig Ronig, Cologne-Rath/Heumar.
Josef Pock, Cologne (1985).
Private collection Rhineland.
Private collection Europe.

EXHIBITION: Vom Dadamax zum Grüngürtel. Köln in den 20er Jahren, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, March 15 - May 11, 1975, p. 73 (with illu.).
Hanns Bolz 1885-1918. Ein Künstler zwischen Expressionismus und Kubismus, Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum, Aachen, und Museumsverein Aachen, January 20 - March 17, 1985, p. 30, cat. no. 48 (with illu.).

LITERATURE: Joachim Heusinger von Waldegg, In memoriam Hanns Bolz (1885-1918), aus: Aachener Kunstblätter vol. 47, 1976/77, p. 296 (with illu.).
Matthias Forschelen, Hanns Bolz. "Bruder der Besten seiner Zeit". Eine Dokumentation zu Leben und Werk. Teil II des Ausstellungskataloges Hanns Bolz, Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum, Aachen 1985, pp. 42/43.
Ketterer Kunst, Munich, 386th auction, December 10, 2011, lot 34.




188
Hanns Bolz
Männlicher Kopf, 1916.
Plaster
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,600
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 28.999

(incl. 25% surcharge)