Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 421

 

421
Theo von Brockhusen
Blick vom Franzensberg, 1909.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,300
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 25.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Blick vom Franzensberg. 1909.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated in lower left. Verso of the stretcher inscribed by a hand other than that of the artist. 64.5 x 80 cm (25.3 x 31.4 in). [CH].

• Formerly part of the important collection of the Hamburg businessman Henry B. Simms.
• Colorful, partly pastose Brandenburg landscape in spring.
• Theo von Brockhusen became a member of the Berlin Secession in 1905
.

We are grateful to Mrs Nina Katzenstein, Hamburg, and Dr. Ute Haug, Kunsthalle Hamburg, for their kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Collection Henry B. Simms, Hamburg (verso with fragments of the collector's name)
Private collection Southern Germany.

EXHIBITION: Presumably: Ausstellung einer Gemäldesammlung aus Hamburger Privatbesitz, Hamburger Kunsthalle, May - June 1918, no. 19 ("Frühling").

LITERATURE: Presumably: Henry B. Simms, Meine Bilder und einige Aufzeichnungen wie meine Sammlung entstand. Hamburg 1910, no p. ("Frühling").




421
Theo von Brockhusen
Blick vom Franzensberg, 1909.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,300
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 25.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)