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Sale: 489 / Evening Sale, June 07. 2019 in Munich Lot 111

 
Lot description
Frauenporträt - Johanna Schiefler. 1920.
Watercolor.
Signed in lower left. On Japon. 48.8 x 35.5 cm (19.2 x 13.9 in) , the full sheet.

- Importnat potrait of the daughter of Gustav Schiefler, author of the catalog raisonné of graphic works.
- Large-size work.
- Particularly characterizing portrait with subtle contours
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Accompanied by a photo expertise issued by Prof. Dr. Manfred Reuther on April 1, 2013. The watercolor is registered at the Ada and Emil Nolde Foundation, Seebüll.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Switzerland.
Krümmer fine art, Hamburg.
Private collection Southen Germany (acquired from aforementioned).

"Now a real furioso began: a quick look, a swift and fitful movement of the brush, and the contours of the face were done. The shading was done likewise quick and apparently without much consideration, short strokes with a very moist brush on the absorbent Japon so that corrections were not possible at all. […] seeing the essence, well, the deepest secret, recognized, formed.“
Otto von Beys, in: Anita Beloubek-Hammer, Emil Nolde. Mensch Natur Mythos. Aquarelle und Graphik aus dem Berliner Kupferstichkabinett, ex. cat. SMPK Berlin 2009, Würzburg 2010, p. 44.

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Emil Nolde
Frauenporträt - Johanna Schiefler, 1920.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 70,000 / $ 79,100
Sold:
€ 81,250 / $ 91.812

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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