Art (1945-contemporary) > Expressionism Gerhard Marcks - Biography
Büste Amor. 1952.
Bronze with brown patina.
Rudloff 594a. With the artist's signet, the number and the foundry mark "Guss Barth Rinteln" on the reverse. One of ten copies. 16.5 x 13.5 x 12.5 cm (6.4 x 5.3 x 4.9 in).
• Very rare on the auction market (source: artprice.com)
• Marcks, along with Kolbe and Lehmbruck, is one of the most important modernist sculptors in Germany.
• Small, belatedly processed and individuially executed head from the group "Venus und Amor".
• Based on drawings and sketches he made of his children Brigitte and Christoph on the beach around 1930.
PROVENANCE: Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin.
Private collection Bavaria (acquired from the above in 1986).
In good condition with even patina. With a small, round (1.5 cm) superficially rubbed spot on the back of the head.
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