"Ung älg" (=Young moose)
Foundry mark L Rasmussen, København. Executed 1925-1926. Bronze, dark/green patina. Height 79 cm (including stone pedestal height 153 cm).
350 000 - 400 000 SEK
32 468 - 37 106 EUR
Earlier in Baron Erik Palmstiernas collection.
The Minister, diplomat and Baron Erik Palmstierna was a close friend of Carl and Olga Milles and he received the sculpture as a gift from the couple in 1953. He took it with him to England were it was placed in his garden in Ewelme, near Oxford.
M. P. Verneuil, Carl Milles. Sculpteur Suédois, Bryssel 1929, compare ill. plate no 36.
Meyric R. Rogers, Carl Milles. An interpretation of his work, New Haven, USA, 1940, compare catalogue no 62, mentioned at p. 52, ill. at pl 31A and 31B;
Henrik Cornell, Carl Milles. Hans verk, SAK, 1963, compare ill. at p.123 and listed under his artwork 1925-26 at p. 254.
Gunila Klosterborg, Millesgården, Lidingö 1979, compare catalogue no 36.
Erik Näslund, Carl Milles – en biografi, Höganäs 1991, mentioned in the list of artwork at p. 335.
Göran Söderlund, Millesgården, Lidingö 1999, compare catalogue no 94.
Viewing: 5 Dec–10 Dec at Berzelii Park 1, Stockholm
Open: Mon–Fri 11–18, Sat–Sun 11–17
Auction: 11–12 December at Arsenalsgatan 2, Stockholm
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