Georg Kolbe

Kniende
1926

Georg Kolbe, Kniende

Bronze

h = 53.6 cm | h = 21 in

Signed with the initials underneath the left foot. Foundry mark »H. Noack Berlin Friedenau Made in Germany« on the bottom

Edition of ca. 60 casts, of which 40 are lifetime casts. Further copies are part of the collections of Nationalgalerie Berlin, Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum Duisburg, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Yale Art Gallery

Work Catalogue by Kolbe-Museum/Berger 1990 no. 87

Expertise

Certificate of Authenticity by Dr. Ursel Berger, former director of Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin

Provenance

Collection Luise Rainer, London

Exhibitions
  • Kunsthandlung Victor Hartberg, "Kurt von Keudell, Georg Kolbe", Berlin 1926
Literature
  • Ursel Berger, "Georg Kolbe 1877-1947", Ausst.-Kat., Georg-Kolbe-Museum, München 1997, no. 58
  • Ursel Berger, "Georg Kolbe – Leben und Werk mit dem Katalog der Kolbe-Plastiken im Georg-Kolbe-Museum Berlin", Berlin 1990, no. 87
  • Rudolf Binding, "Vom Leben der Plastik. Inhalt und Schönheit des Werkes von Georg Kolbe", Berlin, 1933/41, p. 12
  • Philipps-Universität Marburg, "Georg Kolbe – 100 Lichtdrucktafeln", Marburg 1931, no. 53
  • Anton Mayer, "Kurt von Keudell, Georg Kolbe", in: Ausst.-Kat. Kunsthandlung Victor Hartberg, Berlin 1926, p. 357

About Georg Kolbe

Georg Kolbe was an important sculptor in modern art. The theme of dance determines his sensual, moving figures, which are collected internationally.

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