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Sale: 487 / Modern Art II, June 08. 2019 in Munich Lot 784

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Königinbar (Selbstbildnis). 1920.
Hofmaier 176 A (of B b). Glaser 154. Gallwitz 148. Signed and inscribed "Druck von der unverstählten Platte für Beckmann" by a hand othr than that of the artist (presumably by teh printer Peter Zingler). Inscribed "Königin" in the printing plate. Trial proof and artist copy before the printing plate was steeled, aside from the edition of 50 copies released afterwards. On Japon. 31.8 x 24.6 cm (12.5 x 9.6 in). Sheet: 56,2 x 36,3 cm ( 22,1 x 14,3 in).
Published by Peter Zingler's Kabinett, Frankfurt am Main in 1921. The 'Königinbar was a popular nightclub on Kurfürstendamm in Berlin in Beckmann's days. He also made a painting with the same name in 1935. [CH].
Very rare printing state from before the plate was steeled.
Artist proof (Inscribed: "für Beckmann", presumably by the printer Peter Zingler).
Another copy is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York

PROVENANCE: Städtische Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz (1921-1937, inventory number 21-16, verso with the stamp).
State ownership (1937- before 1945, verso twice with the degenerate art confiscation number 10479, presumably erroneously issued twice).
Private collection Lower Saxony (since 2013).

LITERATURE: (cf. number 10479).
Hauswedell & Nolte, Hamburg, auction 443, Max Beckmann. Die graphischen Selbstbildnisse, June 5, 2013, lot no. 20 (with illu.).

Max Beckmann
Königinbar (Selbstbildnis), 1920.
Post auction sale: € 38,000 / $ 42,940

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