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Karl Hagenauer (1898-1956) for Werkstätte Hagenauer Face Sculpture

Auction:
3112B
Lot:
159
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3112B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 21, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Karl Hagenauer (1898-1956) for Werkstätte Hagenauer Face Sculpture
Vienna, Austria, 1928-56
Triangular copper form with applied facial features in the Modernist style, with maker's WHW stamp and Made in Austria, ht. 14 1/8, wd. 6 1/2 in.

Note: Karl Hagenauer studied at the School of Applied Arts in Vienna with Josef Hoffmann. Hoffmann recognized his great talent: "Karl Hagenauer has a very good understanding of form, his craftsmanship is very skilled;" he is "very gifted at drawing" and "very talented at design, and perfectly prepared technically."
Estimate $300-500


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Austria, Hagenauer, Josef Hoffmann, Karl Hagenauer, Visual arts, Werkstätte Hagenauer Wien, WHW

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