Steiff Teddy Bear 2003 ‘The Man in Bear’


Steiff Teddy Bear 2003 ‘The Man in Bear’


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Limited, 2.003 copies | Numbered | Signed | Mohair | Handmade | Size approx. 39 cm | Upholstered sofa in format 23.5 x 16.5 cm (W/D)


Loriot: Steiff Teddy Bear 2003 ‘The Man in Bear’

When a man like Vicco von Bülow - alias Loriot - can look back on 87 years of life full of successes, a little nostalgia is welcome. Loriot has set an original monument to his faithful childhood companion: under the removable cap of bearskin Loriot’s Teddy shows its human face! The Steiff Teddy Bear 2003 by Loriot meets all the requirements to become a real collector's item._x000D_


Original artist multiple in a world limited edition of 2,003 copies. Handmade in Margarete Steiff GmbH in Giengen (Brenz). Material: honey brown mohair. Under the removable cap of bearskin Loriot’s Teddy shows its human face. On the back of the pennant ‘Button in Ear’ numbered in sequence. Stitched signature on the right paw. Size standing approximately 39 cm, sitting approximately 32 cm. With a red upholstered sofa in the format 23.5 x 16.5 cm (W/D).

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1923-2011, artist, Cartoonist, author, humourist, opera director

Loriot - who does not know him? Under Loriots hands almost everything is turned into gold: He is responsible for two Golden cameras, two gold records, the Golden Screen, the Golden Gramophone and the Honorary Golden Lion. Not to mention the Ernst-Lubitsch- and Adolph Grimme Prize, the Telestar or special Bambi ... for his outstanding service he was awarded Federal Cross of Merit. Loriot - who does not know: The Men Muller-Ludenscheid and Dr. Klöbner who - unwittingly fall into the same hotel bath - so delightful argue about whether the duck now allowed to water or not ... In his books, has become the creator of the nose males, Vicco von Bulow, aka Loriot, dealt extensively with the passage of time. Just think about "Loriot's diary - current affairs by a master hand" or "Loriot Heile Welt - New collected texts and drawings to burning questions of our time".

Vicco von Bulow alias Loriot was without a doubt the "grand master" of German humour. His sketches are frequently knows every word by heart (the English "by heart" it hits better ...), and on which field he has always moved - as a cartoonist, as a humourist, as an actor and director - he's always special, memorable done.

If one asks what the reason of this success, so it is nearing on the quote of Vicco by Bulow: "comic, as I understand it, has to do with self-irony, otherwise something is missing. You must involve yourself. "That's in all his works noticeably, and because this is so, his wit is never belittling, hurtful never - at the end Loriot went even very affectionate with the figures of his aptly parodies and accurately observed unmasking of petty-bourgeois narrow-mindedness to. humour, so we could formulate is a sharp dagger for fierce clashes, but a fine scalpel, which ultimately works to the healing of the world with each cut with Loriot. The "grand master" of German humour died in August 2011

Designation for an art object (sculpture, installation), which is produced according to the will of the artist in multiple copies in a limited and numbered edition.

Artist's multiple contributed to "democratization" of art as the work was made available and affordable for a wider audience.