Stephan Balkenhol

German, b. 1957

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Stephan Balkenhol

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German, b. 1957

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Ohne Titel, 1998
Sold on Dec 11, 2020
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Ebony
27.0 x 45.5 x 22.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Ohne Titel. 1998. Ebony. 45.5 x 27 x 22 cm (17.9 x 10.6 x 8.6 in). [SM]. • Rare material. • Characteristic woodwork with a high recognition value. • High potential for associations due to the posture of the figure. PROVENANCE: Galerie Ropac, Salzburg. Private collection Austria. Private collection Baden-Württemberg. "I believe [..] that every depiction of a humann figure is of existential nature just because as it brings up the question as to who I am and what I am doing on Earth, how I see, feel and think." Stephan Balkenhol in an interview with Heinz-Norbert Jocks, Kunstforum, volume 144, 1999, Gespräche mit Künstlern, pp. 272. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 15.33 h +/- 20 min.
Ohne Titel, 1998
Ebony
Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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27.0 x 45.5 x 22.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Ohne Titel. 1998. Ebony. 45.5 x 27 x 22 cm (17.9 x 10.6 x 8.6 in). [SM]. • Rare material. • Characteristic woodwork with a high recognition value. • High potential for associations due to the posture of the figure. PROVENANCE: Galerie Ropac, Salzburg. Private collection Austria. Private collection Baden-Württemberg. "I believe [..] that every depiction of a humann figure is of existential nature just because as it brings up the question as to who I am and what I am doing on Earth, how I see, feel and think." Stephan Balkenhol in an interview with Heinz-Norbert Jocks, Kunstforum, volume 144, 1999, Gespräche mit Künstlern, pp. 272. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 15.33 h +/- 20 min.
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Mann mit Schatten, 2003
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Relief of Wawa wood, partly with colors
98.0 x 140.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Mann mit Schatten. 2003. Relief of Wawa wood, partly with colors. Verso signed and dated. 140 x 98 cm (55.1 x 38.5 in). [SM]. • Stephan Balkenhol is the leading spirit behind the revival of figurative sculpture in the early 1980s. • His work is characterized by coarsely hewn and brightly painted wooden sculptures and reliefs. • The Lehmbruck Museum Duisburg currently shows a comprehensive exhibition of the artist's work from October 22, 2020 to February 28, 2021. PROVENANCE: Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich (with the gallery label on verso). Private collection Southern Germany. LITERATURE: Bilder der Seele. Kunst nach 1945, Collection Serviceplan, 2015, p. 396. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 14.06 h +/- 20 min.
Mann mit Schatten, 2003
Relief of Wawa wood, partly with colors
Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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98.0 x 140.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Mann mit Schatten. 2003. Relief of Wawa wood, partly with colors. Verso signed and dated. 140 x 98 cm (55.1 x 38.5 in). [SM]. • Stephan Balkenhol is the leading spirit behind the revival of figurative sculpture in the early 1980s. • His work is characterized by coarsely hewn and brightly painted wooden sculptures and reliefs. • The Lehmbruck Museum Duisburg currently shows a comprehensive exhibition of the artist's work from October 22, 2020 to February 28, 2021. PROVENANCE: Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich (with the gallery label on verso). Private collection Southern Germany. LITERATURE: Bilder der Seele. Kunst nach 1945, Collection Serviceplan, 2015, p. 396. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 14.06 h +/- 20 min.
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Mann mit blauem Hemd, 2003
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Wooden sculpture. Wawa wood, partly with colors
60.0 x 240.0 x 40.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Mann mit blauem Hemd. 2003. Wooden sculpture. Wawa wood, partly with colors. 240 x 60 x 40 cm (94.4 x 23.6 x 15.7 in). • No other contemporary sculptor has created such an unmistakable body of plastic work. • Unique object with a high recognition value. • The Lehmbruck Museum in Duisburg shows a comprehensive exhibition from October 22, 2020 to February 28, 2021. PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany. LITERATURE: Bilder der Seele. Kunst nach 1945, Collection Serviceplan, 2015, p. 395. "I believe that basically every account of a human figure is of existential nature alone because it brings up questions like 'who am I?', 'what am i doing here on Earth?', 'how do I see, think and feel?'." Stephan Balkenhol in an interview with Heinz-Norbert Jocks, Kunstforum, Band 144, 1999, Gespräche mit Künstlern, p. 272. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 18.29 h +/- 20 min.
Mann mit blauem Hemd, 2003
Wooden sculpture. Wawa wood, partly with colors
Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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60.0 x 240.0 x 40.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Mann mit blauem Hemd. 2003. Wooden sculpture. Wawa wood, partly with colors. 240 x 60 x 40 cm (94.4 x 23.6 x 15.7 in). • No other contemporary sculptor has created such an unmistakable body of plastic work. • Unique object with a high recognition value. • The Lehmbruck Museum in Duisburg shows a comprehensive exhibition from October 22, 2020 to February 28, 2021. PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany. LITERATURE: Bilder der Seele. Kunst nach 1945, Collection Serviceplan, 2015, p. 395. "I believe that basically every account of a human figure is of existential nature alone because it brings up questions like 'who am I?', 'what am i doing here on Earth?', 'how do I see, think and feel?'." Stephan Balkenhol in an interview with Heinz-Norbert Jocks, Kunstforum, Band 144, 1999, Gespräche mit Künstlern, p. 272. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 18.29 h +/- 20 min.
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The Atlas, 2017
Sold on Dec 2, 2020
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Painted bronze
38.0 x 51.0 x 38.0 cm
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Dec 2, 2020
Artcurial
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Painted bronze Signature, date and numbering engraved under the base "8/25" Painted bronze; engraved signature, date and number h: 51 w: 38 d: 38 cm
The Atlas, 2017
Painted bronze
Dec 2, 2020
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38.0 x 51.0 x 38.0 cm
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Dec 2, 2020
Artcurial
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Painted bronze Signature, date and numbering engraved under the base "8/25" Painted bronze; engraved signature, date and number h: 51 w: 38 d: 38 cm
€75,300
Untitled, 2002
Sold on Nov 25, 2020
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painted and carved wood
200.0 x 200.0 cm
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€75,300
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Nov 25, 2020
Dorotheum
Description
painted and carved wood, 200 x 200 cm
Untitled, 2002
painted and carved wood
Nov 25, 2020
Dorotheum
€75,300
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200.0 x 200.0 cm
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Nov 25, 2020
Dorotheum
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€75,300
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painted and carved wood, 200 x 200 cm
€22,500
Kniender Mann / Liegende Frau, 2012
Sold on Jul 17, 2020
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Bronze, with colors, on copper plinth
46.0 cm
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€22,500
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Kniender Mann / Liegende Frau. 2012. Bronze, with colors, on copper plinth. With name, date and number on underside of the plinth. One of 24 copies, which, owing to the manually applied colors, is of unique character. Height: 46 cm (18.1 in). [CH]. • Colored by the artist. • From a small edition of just 24 copies • Man as archetypially conceived image of man and woman is the subject Balkenhol's artistic creation. • Other works in Bronze are at the Kunsthalle in Baden-Baden ("Ikarus", 2006) or in front of the Hamburg zoo 'Hagenbecks Tierpark' ("Mann auf Giraffe", 2001). With a written confirmation issued and signed by the artist on January 5, 2012. PROVENANCE: Deweer Gallery, Otegem/Belgium. Private collection Belgium (acquired from aforementioned). Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 15.15 h +/- 20 min.
Kniender Mann / Liegende Frau, 2012
Bronze, with colors, on copper plinth
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€22,500
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46.0 cm
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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€22,500
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Kniender Mann / Liegende Frau. 2012. Bronze, with colors, on copper plinth. With name, date and number on underside of the plinth. One of 24 copies, which, owing to the manually applied colors, is of unique character. Height: 46 cm (18.1 in). [CH]. • Colored by the artist. • From a small edition of just 24 copies • Man as archetypially conceived image of man and woman is the subject Balkenhol's artistic creation. • Other works in Bronze are at the Kunsthalle in Baden-Baden ("Ikarus", 2006) or in front of the Hamburg zoo 'Hagenbecks Tierpark' ("Mann auf Giraffe", 2001). With a written confirmation issued and signed by the artist on January 5, 2012. PROVENANCE: Deweer Gallery, Otegem/Belgium. Private collection Belgium (acquired from aforementioned). Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 15.15 h +/- 20 min.
€43,750
Stehender Mann, 1999
Sold on Jul 17, 2020
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Wood figure column with colors
57.0 cm
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€43,750
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Stehender Mann. 1999. Wawa-Wood figure column with colors. Height of figure: 57 cm (22.4 in). Base: 120 x 38 x 34 cm (47,2 x 14,9 x 13,3 in). • By putting the figure at eye level with the observer he attains strong spatial presence • The man in a white shirt became an archetype in Balkenhol‘s creation from an early point on • Characteristic raw surface due to the usage of a chisel • Unique object of high recognition value. PROVENANCE: Galerie Mai 36, Zürich. Private collection Northern Germany. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 15.17 h +/- 20 min.
Stehender Mann, 1999
Wood figure column with colors
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€43,750
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57.0 cm
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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€43,750
Description
Stehender Mann. 1999. Wawa-Wood figure column with colors. Height of figure: 57 cm (22.4 in). Base: 120 x 38 x 34 cm (47,2 x 14,9 x 13,3 in). • By putting the figure at eye level with the observer he attains strong spatial presence • The man in a white shirt became an archetype in Balkenhol‘s creation from an early point on • Characteristic raw surface due to the usage of a chisel • Unique object of high recognition value. PROVENANCE: Galerie Mai 36, Zürich. Private collection Northern Germany. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 15.17 h +/- 20 min.
€65,000
Frau mit kurzem weißen Kleid, 2013
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Wood figure column with colors
53.0 cm
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€65,000
Auction Sale
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Frau mit kurzem weißen Kleid. 2013. Wood. Wawa wood figure column with colors. Height of figure: 53 cm (20.8 in). Base: 114 x 29 x 25 cm (44,8 x 11,4 x 9,8 in). [SM]. • Charming female figure • The figure‘s coloring and pose are in perfect harmony. PROVENANCE: Deweer Gallery, Otegem/ Belgium Private collection Belgium. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 13.08 h +/- 20 min.
Frau mit kurzem weißen Kleid, 2013
Wood figure column with colors
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€65,000
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53.0 cm
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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€65,000
Description
Frau mit kurzem weißen Kleid. 2013. Wood. Wawa wood figure column with colors. Height of figure: 53 cm (20.8 in). Base: 114 x 29 x 25 cm (44,8 x 11,4 x 9,8 in). [SM]. • Charming female figure • The figure‘s coloring and pose are in perfect harmony. PROVENANCE: Deweer Gallery, Otegem/ Belgium Private collection Belgium. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 13.08 h +/- 20 min.
€11,250
Denkmal Jean Moulin (3-teilig), 2014
Sold on Jul 17, 2020
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Work on Paper
Mixed media. Carpenter's pencil, felt tip pen, traces of fire, watercolor and adhesive stripes, on wove paper
110.0 x 226.0 cm
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€11,250
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Denkmal Jean Moulin (3-teilig). 2014. Mixed media. Carpenter's pencil, felt tip pen, traces of fire, watercolor and adhesive stripes. Each signed and dated in lower right. On wove paper. Frame: 226 x 110 cm (88.9 x 43.3 in). Dimensions of the frame. Size of sheet irregular, as parts of the sheets were burnt. [SL]. • Fascinating use of multiple techniques • Drawings for Balkenhol‘s Moulin sculpture at Metz train station • "Moulin can be a role model for all of us.". PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate. Private collection Northern Germany. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 15.26 h +/- 20 min.
Denkmal Jean Moulin (3-teilig), 2014
Mixed media. Carpenter's pencil, felt tip pen, traces of fire, watercolor and adhesive stripes, on wove paper
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€11,250
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Work on Paper
110.0 x 226.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
Realized Price
€11,250
Description
Denkmal Jean Moulin (3-teilig). 2014. Mixed media. Carpenter's pencil, felt tip pen, traces of fire, watercolor and adhesive stripes. Each signed and dated in lower right. On wove paper. Frame: 226 x 110 cm (88.9 x 43.3 in). Dimensions of the frame. Size of sheet irregular, as parts of the sheets were burnt. [SL]. • Fascinating use of multiple techniques • Drawings for Balkenhol‘s Moulin sculpture at Metz train station • "Moulin can be a role model for all of us.". PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate. Private collection Northern Germany. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 15.26 h +/- 20 min.
€25,000
Frau im grünen Kleid, 2007
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Sculpture
Bronze, with colors, on metal plinth
13.0 x 56.0 x 11.5 cm
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€25,000
Auction Sale
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Frau im grünen Kleid. 2007. Bronze, with colors, on metal plinth. Franzke/Wolff 21. With scratched signature and number, as well as with the foundry mark "De Groeve Nevele Belgium". Artist proof aside from the edition. Ca. 56 x 13 x 11.5 cm (22 x 5.1 x 4.5 in). Metal plinth 0,5 x 43 x 30 cm (0,2 x 16,9 x 11,8 in). Edition Galerie Deweer, Otegem (with a label on rear of the plinth). • Fascinating unobtrusiveness • Characteristic bronze with a high recognition value. PROVENANCE: Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 15.27 h +/- 20 min.
Frau im grünen Kleid, 2007
Bronze, with colors, on metal plinth
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€25,000
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Sculpture
13.0 x 56.0 x 11.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
Realized Price
€25,000
Description
Frau im grünen Kleid. 2007. Bronze, with colors, on metal plinth. Franzke/Wolff 21. With scratched signature and number, as well as with the foundry mark "De Groeve Nevele Belgium". Artist proof aside from the edition. Ca. 56 x 13 x 11.5 cm (22 x 5.1 x 4.5 in). Metal plinth 0,5 x 43 x 30 cm (0,2 x 16,9 x 11,8 in). Edition Galerie Deweer, Otegem (with a label on rear of the plinth). • Fascinating unobtrusiveness • Characteristic bronze with a high recognition value. PROVENANCE: Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 15.27 h +/- 20 min.
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