Ecstatic Woman

Ernst Barlach, Artist H. Noack, Foundry
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Ecstatic Woman

c. 1920

Ernst Barlach (Artist) German, 1870-1938 H. Noack (Foundry)

Bronze, cast in 1930

14 3/4 x 9 1/2 x 6 5/8 in. 37.5 x 24 x 16.8 cm

Sculpture

European Modern Art to 1970

Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill

70.211

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Right side: E. Barlach; left side of the base: E. Barlach

Stamped on back at left: H.Noack/ Berlin Friedenau, 1/10.

Provenance

Berlin and Dusseldorf, Galerie Flechtheim

New York, E. Weyhe (dealer) by 1937

Grosse Pointe Farms, MI, Collection Robert H. Tannahill

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Buffalo, New York, Albright Art Gallery, MASTER BRONZES February 1937, cat. no. 166, il (as DIE KUPPLERIN)

Detroit, DIA, ORIGINS OF MODERN SCULPTURE, 22 January - 3 march 1946, p. 7 (as SCREAMING WOMAN)

St. Louis Museum of Art, ORIGINS OF MODERN SCULPTURE, 30 March - 1 May 1946, no 76 (as THE PROCURESS)

Schult, Friedrich, ERNST BARLACH: DAS PLASTISCHES WERK, vol I (Hamburg, 1960), cat. 122, p. 133 (ill.).

The Robert Hudson Tannahill Bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1970, pp. 121, 130, 141 (ill.).

Bostick, W. A., ROBERT HUDSON TANNAHILL MEMORIAL EXHIBIT, Grosse Pointe War Memorial, Sept 7-18, 1978, no 24.

Uhr, H., MASTERPIECES OF GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM AT THE DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS, NY: Hudson Hills Press in association with the DIA, 1982, p 34 (ill).

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Ernst Barlach; H. Noack, Ecstatic Woman, c. 1920, Bronze, cast in 1930. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill, 70.211.

Ecstatic Woman
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