Hanna Mobach - Black Princess monolithic statue

Hanna Mobach - Black Princess monolithic statue
Netherlands - 1990-1999 - Ceramic

Statue 'Black Princess' by J.F. (Hanna) Mobach, * 1934

'The Black Princess is a mysterious monolithic figure which evokes associations with a figurehead, a sarcophagus and African art in which tree trunks can often still be found.'
Anne Berk - 'Body talk, de nieuwe figuratie in de Nederlandse beeldhouwkunst van de jaren negentig', 2004

Norway, the Jotunheimen.
At night, it had snowed at 2000 m altitude, but the day started out radiant with a deep blue sky and golden light.

In the afternoon the bright sun started melting the snow from the peaks. They looked wet and black against the white.
The lake on the bottom of the field of snow was completely smooth. You could hear the dripping of the melting water. Little holes emerged in the snow.

When the sun descended the shadows became longer and the bank of the lake got wider.
In one place he turned inward and formed a depth, which doubled through reflection to the shape of a man. "

Lot details
Black Princess monolithic statue
Designer/ Artist
Hanna Mobach
Estimated Period
Country of Origin
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
36×30×214 cm
30 kg
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