Die Gefeierte / Der Besuch. Um 1925. Oil on panel. Signed in lower right. Inscribed and titled on a gallery label on the reverse. 38.5 x 39 cm (15.1 x 15.3 in).
• Theodor Baierl studied at the Royal Academy in Munich under Franz von Stuck • He was a well-known Bavarian church painter before he turned to more modernist positions after WW I. • In the 1920s Baierl participated in several group exhibitions at the Munich Glass Palace.
PROVENANCE: Galerie Neupert, Zürich. ("Der Besuch" with a gallery label on the reverse). Private collection Portugal.
LITERATURE: Richard Braungart, Theodor Baierl, in: Westermanns Monatshefte, 73, 1928/29, p. 32. Grisebach, November 30, 1996, 54th auction, lot 211. Dobiaschofsky Auctions, November 2012, lot 540 .