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    Description

    Gerhard Marcks (German, 1889-1981)
    Amazon, conceived in 1948 and cast in 1957
    Bronze
    26-1/2 x 7-1/2 x 6 inches (67.3 x 19.1 x 15.2 cm)
    Ed. 7/12
    With the artist's signet on the top of the base
    Inscribed with the foundry mark on the back of the base: Guss.Rich.Barth Bln Mariendorf

    PROVENANCE:
    Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York;
    Mrs. Stella Russell, San Gabriel, California, acquired from the above, 1969;
    Estate of the above.

    EXHIBITED:
    Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York, "A Tribute to Curt Valentin," November-December 1963.

    LITERATURE:
    Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, A Tribute to Curt Valentin, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1963, no. 67.

    We are grateful to Dr. Arie Hartog, Gerhard Marcks Haus, Bremen, for his kind assistance in cataloging this lot.




    Condition Report*: No apparent breaks, repairs or flaws. Some modest surface grime in the hollows, and a couple spots of old adhesive residue on the back edge of the base.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    7th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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