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Lot 56 / Important Paintings, Sculptures, Watercolors, Drawings and MultiplesJune 04, 2018 18:00

Lot 56

Probst Jakob

1880-1966 (CH)

Torso to "Genius", approx. 1950

Bronze sculpture, green patinated. H 1300 mm W 550 mm D 300 mm.

Verso on plinth incised signature and
illegibly incised dating: J. Probst, 195(?).

*CHF2'000 / 4'000
*EUR1'700 / 3'500
*USD2'200 / 4'300

The bronze sculpture "Genius - der Fliegende" is placed as the centre figure at the Cemetry Meisenhard, Olten. The sculpture was originally placed as a deposit at the garden of the Kollegienhaus of the University Basel.
A comparable, but smaller torso to "Genius" is in possession of the Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau.

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