Lot: 230 Conrad Felixmüller 1897 Dresden - 1977 Berlin Bildniskopf H. C. von der Gabelentz (Profil). 1945. Oil on paper, laid on hard fibre board. Felixmüller 1047. Signed and dated "28.9.45" upper right. 33 x 41,4 cm (12,9 x 16,2 in). The depicted person is Hanns-Conon von der Gabelentz, a lifelong friend of Conrad Felixmuller and one of the most important collectors of his art. After 1945, the year the painting was made, Hanns Conon von der Gabelentz was head of the art library of the Lindenau-Museum in Altenbourg. [DB].
We are grateful to Professor Heinz Spielmann, Hamburg, for his kind expert advice.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Saxony-Anhalt (acquired from artist's family).