Sale: 523 / Art of the 19th Century, Dec. 11. 2021 in Munich Lot 345

 

345
Max Liebermann
Dorfhäuser mit Sonnenblumen, 1890.
Oil on panel
Estimate:
€ 70,000 / $ 70,000
Sold:
€ 118,750 / $ 118.750

(incl. surcharge)
Dorfhäuser mit Sonnenblumen. 1890.
Oil on panel.
Eberle 1890/16. Lower right signed and dated. 41 x 60 cm (16.1 x 23.6 in).
[JS].
• Early Dutch landscape by the great German impressionist.
• Liebermann turns an everyday scene into a picturesque delicacy with his impressionist mastery.
• The poised application of the light spots rhythmize the spontaneous color application.
• Other Dutch landscapes by Liebermann are at, among others, the Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin, the Kunsthalle Hamburg and the Städel Museum, Frankfurt a. Main
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PROVENANCE: Georg Cohn, Wroclaw (at least from 1914 until1924).
Johanna Cohn, widowed Glücksmann, neé Schäfer, Wroclaw (presumably inherited from the above in 1924).
Presumably 'Breslauer Paketfahrt-Gesellschaft' (at least since March 1939, in storage from the common household of Johanna Cohn and her daughter Fanny Cohn, confiscated on September 30, 1941).
Hermann Petschel, Wroclaw (September 30, 1941 - July 1942).
Silesian Museum for Visual Arts, Wroclaw (acquired from the above in July 1942).
Galerie Norbert Nusser, Munich (after 1954, before 1977).
Private collection Hesse.
Private collection Aschaffenburg (at least from the 1990s until 2011: Ketterer Kunst, Deember 10, 2011, lot 10).
Private collection Austria (acquired from the above in 2011).
Amicable agreement with the heirs after Johanna Cohn (2021).
This work is free from restitution claims. It is sold subject to an amicable agreement with the heirs after Johanna Cohn on basis of a fair and just solution.

EXHIBITION: 100 Jahre Kunstsalon Franke-Schenk, Ist anniversary exhibition, Munich 2013, cat. no. 18, pp. 128-134 (with illu.).

LITERATURE: Inventory file of Silesian Museum of Visual Arts in Wroclaw, July 1942, Max Liebermann - Häuser, no. 28325 (estate Grundmann, Herder-Institut für historische Ostmitteleuropaforschung, Marburg, DSHI-100 Grundmann).
Wilhelm Arntz Papers, Max Liebermann, Dorfhäuser mit Sonnenblumen, file card and photo (The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, Special Collections, Box 55, Folder 3).
Erich Hancke, Max Liebermann. Sein Leben und seine Werke, Berlin 1914, Verzeichnis der Werke p. 535 (with illu. on p. 256).
Erich Hancke, Max Liebermann. Sein Leben und seine Werke, 2nd slightly revised edition, Berlin 1923 (with illu. on p. 256).
Holly Prentiss Richardson, Landscape in the work of Max Liebermann, Phil. Diss. Brown University, Ann Arbor 1991, vol. II, p. 67, no. 163.
Ketterer Kunst, Munich, auction 386, Moderne Kunst, December 10, 2011, lot 10 (with illu.).




345
Max Liebermann
Dorfhäuser mit Sonnenblumen, 1890.
Oil on panel
Estimate:
€ 70,000 / $ 70,000
Sold:
€ 118,750 / $ 118.750

(incl. surcharge)