Lot 3711. Max Kruse, ”The victory of the messenger of Marathon”

Starting price:€ 600
Auction date:28.02.2020   10:00
ID 292871
Lot 3711Max Kruse, ”The victory of the messenger of Marathon”
Max Kruse, ”The victory of the messenger of Marathon” signed, foundry stamp ”the current Ges. Gladen Beck, Berlin”, recto titled: 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 it (this is missing), on triple getreppter plinth, very good age-appropriate conservation, H total approx. 51 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.

Information about the auction

Address of auction
Auktionshaus Mehlis GmbH
Hammerstraße 30
08523 Plauen
Business hours
Mo 10:00 - 12:00    13:00 - 18:00
Tu 10:00 - 12:00    13:00 - 18:00
We 10:00 - 12:00    13:00 - 18:00
Th 10:00 - 12:00    13:00 - 18:00
Fr closed
Sa closed
Su closed
Preview21.02.2020 - 26.02.2020
ConditionsBuyer Premium 23.8%
Conditions of purchase
  • Postal service
  • Courier service
  • pickup by yourself
Payment methods
  • Wire Transfer
  • Cash