05-10-2019 05-10-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3248B Boston
May 10, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Fritz Wotruba (Austrian, 1907-1975) Stehender

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3248B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 10, 2019 10:00AM


Fritz Wotruba (Austrian, 1907-1975)

Initialed "FW" in the edge of the bronze base.
Bronze with dark brown patina, height 14 in. (35.0 cm), on a black wood plinth.
Condition: Dust and dirt.

Provenance: Purchased from the artist by Meyer Jacobs, New York, while traveling in Austria; by descent within the Jacobs family.

Literature: Otto Breicha, Wotruba, Figur als Widerstand, Bilder und Schriften zu Leben und Werk (Salzburg: Verlag der Galerie Welz, 1995), Plates 43/44.

N.B. Otto Breicha's book provides the date of 1950 for this sculpture.
Estimate $12,000-18,000

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B. Otto Breicha, Otto Breicha, Artists, Fritz Wotruba, Jacobs, Visual arts, Meyer Jacobs, Austria