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Käthe Schmidt Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945) Mutter schützt ihr Kind II (Mother Protecting Her Child II)

Auction:
2977B
Lot:
409
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2977B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 27, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Käthe Schmidt Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945)

Mutter schützt ihr Kind II (Mother Protecting Her Child II)
Inscribed "Kollwitz" u.r. of lower side edge and stamped with the foundry mark "H.Noack Berlin" u.l. of right side edge, numbered "5472" on tape affixed to the reverse.
Bronze relief, 7 1/8 x 7 3/16 x 3 in. (17.8 x 18.2 x 7.6 cm).
Condition: Minor surface grime.

N.B. A posthumous cast, probably from 1955 or later.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

Dust and dirt to interstices, small abrasion to lower right corner. No other condition issues to report.


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