Ernst Barlach - Lesende Mönche II (Die Buchleser)

Ernst Barlach - Lesende Mönche II (Die Buchleser) - image-1
Ernst Barlach - Lesende Mönche II (Die Buchleser) - image-1

Ernst Barlach

Lesende Mönche II (Die Buchleser)
1921

Bronze sculpture Height 14.2 cm Mounted to marble base (15 x 10 x 3.5 cm). Signed 'E. Barlach' on the right-hand side of the robe's hem. Unstamped cast from an edition of 20 unnumbered casts. Foundry Hermann Noack, Berlin. - Brown patina. The marble base slightly bumped on the corners.

Catalogue Raisonné

Laur 320; Schult 249

Certificate

We would like to thank Elisabeth Laur, Hamburg, for additional information.

Provenance

Private collection, Rhineland

Literature

Friedrich Droß (ed.), Ernst Barlach, Die Briefe II (1925-1938), Munich 1969, p. 835, no. 996; Carl Dietrich Carls, Ernst Barlach. Das plastische, graphische und dichterische Werk, 5th edition Flensburg/Hamburg 1950, p. 58; Gert von der Osten, Bildwerke in der Landesgalerie Hanover, Hanover 1957, no. 439; Hans-Werner Schmidt u. Peter Thurmann (ed.), Ernst Barlach, Mehr als Ich, exhib. Kunsthalle Kiel, Bielefeld 1998, p. 84

Exhibitions

i.a.: Berlin/Düsseldorf 1930 (Galerie Flechtheim), cat. no. 14; Hanover 1931 (Kestner Gesellschaft), cat. p. 2; Hamburg 1948 (Galerie Rudolf Hoffmann), cat. no. 11; Düsseldorf 1951 (Galerie Alex Vömel), cat. no. 17

Lot 240 Dα

Estimate:
8.000 € - 10.000 €

Result:
8.680 €