Sale: 498 / Art of the 19th Century, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 554

 
554
Franz von Stuck
Judith und Holofernes, Um 1927.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 48,400
Sold:
€ 81,250 / $ 98.312

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Judith und Holofernes. Um 1927.
Oil on cardboard.
Cf. Voss Nachtrag 17. Signed in lower left. Verso with a hand-written number. 46 x 44 cm (18.1 x 17.3 in).

• Important symbolistic motif
• Characteristic work from Franz von Stuck's late period of creation
• Delivering insight into the artist's process of creation
.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Collection Mary Heilmann-Stuck and Albert Heilmann, Munich (inherited from aforementioned).
Bavarian State Painting Collections, Munich, from the private ownership of consul Heilmann.
Depot Höglwörth (1944-1946, no. 30 on list of Bavarian State Painting Collections).
Central Collecting Point, Munich (1946-1948, verso with the "Munich number" 26179).
Mary Heilmann-Stuck and Albert Heilmann, Munich (retrieved from aforementiond in 1948).
Galerie Brigantine 1900, Munich (from the possession of aforementioned family).
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned in 2005).

LITERATURE: Claudia Gross-Roath, Das Frauenbild bei Franz von Stuck (graduate thesis Bonn 1998), Weimar 1999, pp. 269f.
Thomas Raff, Christliche Themen im Werk Franz Stucks, ex. cat. Franz-von-Stuck-Geburtshaus Tettenweis, 2005/06, pp. 28-31, 66 (with illu.).

554
Franz von Stuck
Judith und Holofernes, Um 1927.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 48,400
Sold:
€ 81,250 / $ 98.312

(incl. 25% surcharge)