Lot 3709. Max Kruse, ”The victory of the messenger of Marathon”

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Auction date:28.02.2020   10:00
ID 292869
Lot 3709Max Kruse, ”The victory of the messenger of Marathon”
Max Kruse, ”The victory of the messenger of Marathon” signed, foundry stamp ”Aktien-Gesellschaft vorm. H. gladen Beck, son,” titled recto: Nenikhkamen (We have won), Bronze dark patina, unclothed youth when they Arrive at the destination, with the right Arm in a triumphant and exhausted to Pose a Laurel branch to the top, holding a three-compartment getreppter plinth, on a rectangular marble base, this broken, very good age-appropriate conservation, H Bronze approx. 36 cm, H approx. 38 cm. Artist info: German sculptor (1854 Berlin until 1942, Bad Kösen), studied from 1877 to 1879 at the Royal academic College of fine arts in Berlin under Fritz Schaper and Albert Wolff, in 1881, he won the Academy exhibition, the first success with the Statue of the ”heralds of Victory from Marathon” and was awarded the Prix de Rome, 1907, the appointment of a Professor, in 1908, joining the Berlin Secession, there until 1910 as a 2. Chairman, married with the doll designer Käthe Kruse, source: Thieme-Becker/Vollmer.

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