Modern, Post War & Contemporary
Modern, Post War & Contemporary | Auction: 16.06.2021 | Preview: 11.06.2021 - 14.06.2021

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Lot 48 | Läufergruppe

Estimate
40.000 - 60.000 €
Result
51.600 €

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MARCKS, GERHARD
1889 Berlin - 1981 Burgbrohl/Eifel

Titel: Läufergruppe.
Date: 1923.
Technique: Bronze, brown patinated, on wooden artist's base.
Measurement: 23 x 20 x 7cm.
Notation: Artist's signet on one side of the wooden base.

This important main work is one of three casts. After casting, Marcks hammered and chiselled the sculpture himself.

Provenance:
- Neuerburg Collection, Cologne (directly from the artist).
- Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia

Exhibitions:
- Galerie Möller, Berlin 1924 (cat. no. 5; plaster model).
- IX. Olympiade Amsterdam, 1928 (cat. p. 23; presumably other cast)
- Walker Art Center, Minneapolis 1953 (cat. no. 2; other cast)
- Museum of Art Baltimore, 1956 (cat. no. 57; other cast)
- Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig 1963 (cat. no. 68; presumably other cast)
- Kunsthalle Bremen, 1964 (cat. no. 13; presumably other cast)
- Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne 1964 (Cat. No. 4; presumably other cast)
- Kunsthalle Rostock, 1974 (cat. no. 3, ill.; presumably another cast)
- Staatliche Galerie Moritzburg, Halle 1974 (cat. no. 3, ill.; presumably other cast)

Literature:
- Busch, Günter: Gerhard Marcks - Das plastische Werk. With a Catalogue Raisonné by
Marina Rutloff, Frankfurt a.MBerlin/Vienna 1979 (2nd ed.), cat. rais. no. 95 (here different material: brass)
- Trier, Eduard: Moderne Plastik von Auguste Rodin bis Marino Marini, Berlin 1954, p. 50, ill.
- Trier, Eduard: Figur und Raum, Die Skulptur des XX. Jh., Berlin 1960, p. 33, ill.
- Metzger, Othmar: Zu den Bildwerken von Gerhard Marcks, in exhib. cat. Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne 1964, p. 13
- Cf. collect.cat. Staatl. Kunstsammlungen Dresden, 1976, cat.no. 3366.

Contact:
Marion Scharmann
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Lot: 69879-1

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