Lot 3009. Alfred Hrdlicka, The Chess Game (1983)

Starting price: € 380
Auction date: 24.02.2018   15:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 3009 | Alfred Hrdlicka, The Chess Game (1983)
Alfred Hrdlicka: Wien 1828 - 2009. Austrian painter, graphic artist, writer, chess - player and a sculptor. 1945-1957 studied painting and sculpture at the Academy of fine arts in Vienna. A member of the Vienna Secession. In 1964, participation in the Venice Biennale. 1989 appointment as the head of the master class for sculpture at the Academy of applied arts in Vienna. Subject: small plastic "chess game" from the year 1983 (according to a lost wax mold). Two men, arms crossed on the table, engrossed in the chess game compared to the seat. Bronze, on a chair back is monogrammed "A. H.", foundry stamp "Guss A. Zöttl Wien". The edition amounted to only 30 copies. Approximately 9.5 x 14 x 5.5 cm. Cf. the Wikipedia article Vita, and a detailed further reading. Provenance: From a prestigious Bamberg chess collection.

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Kunst- & Auktionshaus Dr. Dr. Richter - Dr. Kafitz OHG
Kapuzinerstraße 30
96047 Bamberg
Germany
Preview 17.02.2018 - 21.02.2018
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