Georg Kolbe - Allegro - image-1

Lot 941 D

Georg Kolbe - Allegro

Auction 950 - overview Cologne
05.12.2009, 00:00 - Modern Art
Estimate: 15.000 € - 20.000 €
Result: 24.000 € (incl. premium)

Bronze sculpture. Height 72.6 cm. Monogrammed GK (joined) at the back of the base at margin. The back of the plinth with the foundry stamp "H. NOACK BERLIN." - Posthumous cast. According to confirmatory information of Ursel Berger, Georg-Kolbe-Museum, Berlin, the sculpture was cast 1929 in 8 copies; preserved invoices of casting from 1967 and 1974 are proof of each 1 cast. - With gold-bronze colored patina.


The cast confirmed by Ursel Berger, Berlin; accompanied by an older confirmation from Maria Freifrau von Tiesenhausen, chairman of the Kolbe foundation, Berlin, dating December 1977 (copy)


Formerly private collection, Braunschweig (three generations); private collection, South Germany


Ursel Berger, Georg Kolbe und der Tanz, exhib. cat. Georg Kolbe-Museum Berlin, Berlin 2003, with ill p. 81