[ Home Page ] [ Third Reich ] [ Old Reich ] [ Kaiser Reich ] [ Imperial Russia ] [ Axis Powers ] [ Italian Fascist ] [ WW I ] [ Landsknecht ] [ Kaiser Wilhelm ] [ Frederick the Great ]

 

 

 Third Reich Art

Page 1

 

Nazi Art

Nazi Art

Nazi Art

 

Nazi Art
"The Four Elements: Fire, Water and Earth, Air" by Adolf Ziegler in Munich and first displayed
in the House of German Art in 1937; a canvas highly favored by Adolf Hitler.

 

 

Nazi Art
The actual statue

Nazi Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

Third Reich Art

 

Silver Statue by N.S. Artist Josef Thorak (Item ART 1-1)

DESCRIPTION: Germania International, LLC now enjoys the reputation of being unique because the articles of history offered here lead and vastly surpass all competitors’. We constantly strive to bring you, the connoisseur, the finest and, ultimately, the most rare and important of Third Reich objects. He we present what is without a doubt one of the greatest pieces of Nazi art ever offered on the web. This is a magnificent unique statue by one of the two most prolific and superb artists in N.S. Germany, namely Arno Brecker and Josef Thorak, both sculpting heroic-proportion Germanic subjects. These were the official state artists, reaching this coveted title through their supreme skill in sculpting the human figure in the form which God created them in. Thorak depicted men and women as nature and divinity intended. No one since Michelangelo ever came close to their work. It was truly heavenly inspired, indeed! This elegant example of Thorak's work is cast in pure 800 silver--not plated--but solid silver. Why silver and not bronze? Because it was actually an official state presentation to Germany's chancellor, Adolf Hitler. On the base one can perceive the words engraved there: "Nürnberg - Reichs - Parteitag 1937." This pilot piece was actually presented to Hitler himself by Josef Thorak in commemoration of the future unveiling of the same figure in gigantic proportion at the grounds of the party rallies. In several books on the art of the Third Reich, this very same silver statue is shown. Note the picture we have provided directly from the official German book, Reichstagung in Nürnberg 1937, Der Parteitag der Arbiet, Reich's Meeting in Nuremberg 1937, The Party Day of Work showing the actual silver figure we offer here (THE VERY ONE!). The words underneath the picture translate to: "'Victory of Labor' by Professor Thorak, an honorary gift to the Führer from the artist." This is without a doubt at least one of the most famous creations by one of the most renowned artists of immense majestic statuary. Thorak's work transcends the Nazi era and there have been many articles in books and magazines about this man and his immortal creations. The importance of this wonderful objet d'art cannot be overemphasized, not only because of the great fame of the artist or the prestige of to whom it was presented, but for the sheer beauty of the piece itself. Whether the later figure in huge proportion was shown in bronze or stone is unknown to us at this time. The sculpture was said to have been modeled from a picture of German Olympic gold-medal winner Tillie Fleischer, who was a favorite of Adolf Hitler. The figure was, we believe, meant to have been the largest central theme within the confines of the planned, but never completed, Sportspalast on the rally grounds. The figure also became the forerunner of the popular theme, which dominated the Third Reich art form. In the accompanying pictures of Thorak statuary one can readily see the Kunstgeist, or motif, valiantly expressed. The artist on behalf of the Ministry of Labor presented the nude figure personally. This must have been the absolute highlight of the artistic career of this extremely fine artist, born in 1889, the same year as the Führer, and not geographically far apart--Thorak in Vienna, Hitler a few miles away in Brannau. A sketch of this illustrious career and a history of his works will accompany the statue. As long as man aspires to artistic fineness and admires the human body in its finest portrayal, Josef Thorak's works will be remembered. Here is the chance to acquire the "best of the best" and to preserve it for posterity. At the end of the war many of Thorak's works were destroyed by the Kulturträger, "Bringers of Culture:" the equestrian statue of Frederick the Great, the model for the "monument to work," and the groups for the Nuremberg Marsfeld, so, in all probability "Sieg der Arbeit" in its final form was one of them. The Bekronung, group, discovered in his studio in Berlin was used by American soldiers for target practice. This figure has the artist's signature on the reverse of the base: 'THORAK.' The '800' silver mark appears with the moon and crown acceptance mark on the side of this base. The figure weighs about 45 pounds and is about 34 ½ inches high. The measurement of the black marble base is 10 by 7 ¾ by 1 ¾ inches. After the auspicious occasion of its presentation, the figure was taken to the Führerbau or "leader's building" in Munich. In this beautiful building in what was known as the Haupstadt der Bewegung or "Head City of the Movement," it stayed until looted by GI's. This building still stands today in the Königsplatz and is virtually unchanged except that the once-proud eagles and swastikas that surmounted the twin entrances are gone. This is without doubt one of the most famous creations by one of this world's most renowned artists. Although smaller than his other immense statuary it was important enough to present to the world's most powerful head of state. Nothing as important as this was ever offered on the web or ever in all probability ever will be, again. "Here it is in all its glory!" Be sure to look at the pictures from the Reichsparteitag book. Very seldom does a Hitler item of such artistic and historic importance ever show up. This is practically the ultimate for all reasons promulgated.

PRICE: Sold

Nazi Art Sculpture

Nazi Art

Nazi Art Sculpture

Nazi Art Sculpture

Nazi Art Sculpture

Nazi Art Sculpture

Nazi Art Sculpture

Nazi Art Sculpture

Nazi Art Sculpture

Nazi Art Sculpture

Nazi Art Sculpture

Nazi Art Sculpture

Nazi Art Sculpture

 

Bronze Olympic Statue by Famed Third Reich Artist Josef Thorak (See the text and images in the above-featured item.) (Item ART 1-2; OLY 7-19; BRONZEMET 4-8)

DESCRIPTION: So much did the fame of the statue that the artist presented to Adolf Hitler reverberate through the N.S. Reich, that the great artist Josef Thorak, who not only created the wonderful silver statute as seen in the above website position, but he created several small versions of it in bronze to be presented to various dignitaries both N.S. party officials and some important foreign admirers of his immortal art. As professional experts in this field, it’s a fact that over various times we had often heard from certain artistically “connected” persons who had survived WWII that Thorak had indeed made these little bronze statuettes, but in half a century we had never actually come across one and NOW a German collector after seeing our pictures informed us that he actually owned one of these and would consider selling it, but he knew how rare it was and it was a real task getting together with him but knowing how saliently important this piece is we just had to have it. The sculpture is artistically crafted in fine bronze and the figure and its marble plinth are in pristine condition. The statue itself measures about 12 inches from the top of the wreathed swastika in her hand to the bottom of the small rock-style formation that the lady delicately balances herself upon. At the back of this rock is the name Thorak. The figure is then seen mounted on a fine-grained marble plinth that measures three inches square and three inches deep (beautiful coloration!). Knowing these statues were presented to high party officials and admirers there is another little unexpected bonus. When the bottom of the figure and its marble plinth are viewed, one will perceive a bronze, wreathed swastika in high detail that is embedded into the granite. The German gentleman that sold the statute had installed a piece of felt cloth on the bottom of the marble plinth thus covering this bronze swastika and it stayed covered like that for many years. WHY??? Anyway, when he sold it he uncovered it and we are sure we would never have known it was there. We believe or at least theorize that the artist Thorak included this as a sort of extra testimony of his fervent belief in the ideals and artistic values imbued in National Socialism. Hitler and the great artists like Arno Breker, Carl Diebitsch, and Wolfgang Willrich all worked diligently to replace the degenerate sick Picasso garbage that prevailed in the Weimar Republic with the heroic, the extremely realistic scenes of workers in the fields and factories and the beauty of the Aryan man and woman. This statuette by the great artist Thorak truly depicts and personifies the classic expressive lines of very “special people”—Olympic competitors—and this lady must go to a very special person who in the German language would be described as a “ Kulturträger,” in other words, a collector of cultural and historically significant art.

PRICE: $3,500.00; Actual Value=Priceless

 

 

Page One

Page Two

Page Three

Page Four

Page Five

Page Six

Page Seven

Page Eight

Page Nine

Page Ten

Page Eleven

Page Twelve

Page Thirteen

Page Fourteen

Page Fifteen

Page Sixteen

Page Seventeen

Page Eighteen

 

 

[Return Home]

 

Contact Us

Please refer to item designator in parentheses in all correspondence.

Please E-mail for any additional information you may need.
If you prefer, contact 'Germania' at PO Box 68, Lakemont, GA 30552
or call at 706.782.1668.


Please! do not call during the wee hours of the morning. The best time for calling us is between 9 and 11 am and between 9 and 11 pm eastern time.