Sale: 442 / Modern Art II, June 09. 2016 in Munich Lot 10

 
10
Max Liebermann
Bildnis Erich Hancke - Kopfstudie, 1929.
Oil on panel
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 33,750 / $ 40.162

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Bildnis Erich Hancke - Kopfstudie. 1929.
Oil on panel.
Eberle 1929/2. Upper right signed. On an adhesive label inscribed "Max Liebermann Porträt des Malers und Kunstschriftstellers Erich Hancke gemalt 1929" by a hand other than that of the artist. 50 x 39.5 cm (19.6 x 15.5 in).
After Max Liebermann's death Erich Hancke organized the estate together with the widow.
Portrait study of Liebermann's friend and biographer.

PROVENANCE: Eva Rademacher, neé Hancke, Dusseldorf. (until 1982, daughter of the depicted person)
Private ownership, Willich.
Armin Jockels, Düsseldorf.
Galerie von Vertes, Essen (until 1992).
Private ownership Berlin (1992-1993).
Kunstkreis Berlin GbR (acquired in 1993).

EXHIBITION: (selection)
Max Liebermann. Stationen eines Malerlebens. Opel-Villen, Rüsselsheim 1999, cat. p. 66 with color illu.
Licht, Phantasie und Charakter - Max Liebermann, Schloß Wernigerode, 11 April - 15 July 2001.
Max Liebermann 1847- 1935, "Ich bin doch nur ein Maler". Jüdisches Museum Rendsburg/ Schloß Gottdorf, 3 November 2002 - 3 February 2003, cat. no. 29.
Max Liebermann. Poesie des einfachen Lebens. Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch-Hall, 14 September 2003 - 29 February 2004, cat. p. 145 with color illu./ Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, 14 March - 23 May 2004, p. 145 with color illu.

LITERATURE: Martin Faas. Die Idee vom Haus im Grünen. Max Liebermann am Wannsee, Berlin 2010, illu. p. 68.

10
Max Liebermann
Bildnis Erich Hancke - Kopfstudie, 1929.
Oil on panel
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 33,750 / $ 40.162

(incl. 25% surcharge)