Amsterdam 1919 – 1989
Industrial designer, artist
Very nice large abstract modern geometric sculpture, made by Rudolf Wolf in 1974. Rudolf Wolf (1919-1989) did graphic school, and technical building school, after that he became an industrial designer, he worked a lot with Wim Rietveld and Friso Kramer during the 1950s and 1960s. Some famous chairs he designed for Elsrijk in the end of the 1950s, but the price winning Gamma Chair for van Gaasbeek & Tiel is probably his most famous design item. Rudolf Wolf called himself an architect, industrial designer and constructivist. After his industrial period he started as a free lance designer and from 1970 an artist. He made a lot of huge sculptures and paintings for big companies, schools and government buildings. Mostly in RVS, lucite, glass and aluminum, that’s often to see in his paintings, same colors and shapes were used.
This is one of some scarce artworks he made, we acquired a large collection of his work directly from the widow of Rudolf Wolf, this work has been in their personal collection and was never offered for sale before! Large sculpture excists in 2 pars made of solid wood covered with brushed steel sheets. This sculpture is very heavy but is highly decorative. We have this scupture documented on an old picture from the Wolf archive we have. Sculpture is on good condition with normal surface wear, there is one bump on the side and there are some surface scratches. Very nice and highly decorative large sculpture by Rudolf Wolf.
All his works are sold with certificate of origin as not all of the works are signed. We also have a large photo archive where some works are on, or parts of it, or similar works.