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123000374
Max Beckmann
Quappi, Viareggio, 1929.
Pencil drawing
Starting bid: € 22,500 / $ 24,075
Quappi, Viareggio. 1929.
Pencil drawing.
Inscribed "'Quappi' 1929, Viareggio" and "Drawing by Max Beckmann / C. Valentin No on back /stated by Mathilde Q. Beckmann", as well as with the inventory number "7603B" on the reverse. On fine machine-made laid paper (with the watermark "Linen paper SESSITES MILL"). 18.5 x 22.5 cm (7.2 x 8.8 in), almost the full sheet. [JS].

• Beckmann's wife Quappi in an eccentric pose with a fox fur.
• The Beckmanns spent the summer of 1929 in Viareggio on the Italian Riviera.
• The life of the Beckmann couple was sophisticated in every respect, especially because of their numerous journeys.
• From the important Serge Sabarsky Collection, New York
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The work will be included into the catalogue raisonné of drawings, scheduled for release in late 2023, compiled by Dr. Stephan von Wiese and Hedda Finke. We are grateful for the kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Buchholz Gallery, Curt Valentin, New York (with a hand-written note on the reverse).
Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York.
Serge Sabarsky Collection (1912-1996), New York.
Serge SabarskyEstate, New York.
Vally Sabarsky Collection (1909-2002), New York.
Vally Sabarsky Foundation, New York.

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123000374
Max Beckmann
Quappi, Viareggio, 1929.
Pencil drawing
Starting bid: € 22,500 / $ 24,075