Lot 3037 - A195 Swiss Art - Friday, 04. December 2020, 02.00 PM

FERDINAND HODLER

(Bern 1853-1918 Geneva)
The reaper. Circa 1910.
Oil on canvas.
Signed lower right: F. Hodler.
83 × 105 cm.

Provenance:
- Moderne Galerie Heinrich Thannhauser, Munich, date undetermined.
- Private collection, until 1966.
- Galerie am Grossmünsterplatz, Zurich, 1966.
- Collection of Karl G. Steiner, 1974–88.
- Private collection, 2013.

Exhibited:
- Probably Munich 1911, Kollektiv-Ausstellung Ferd. Hodler. Ca. 100 Werke aus den Jahren 1872–1911, Moderne Galerie Heinrich Thannhauser, Munich, 22.11.–18.12.1911, No. 87, as "Der Mäher, 1910".
- Paris 2007–08, Ferdinand Hodler (1853–1918), Musée d'Orsay, Paris, 13.11.2007–3.2.2008, No. 51, as "Le Faucheur".

Literature:
- Jura Brüschweiler: Ferdinand Hodler. Einige Werke aus der Sammlung Karl G. Steiner, Zurich 1981, p. 36–42, No. 5 (with ill.), as "Arbeitender Mäher".
- Jura Brüschweiler 1997: Ferdinand Hodler. Sammlung Steiner, Zurich 1997, p. 134–139, 248 (with ill.).
- Karoline Beltinger 2007: "Das Hilfsmittel 'Pausea'", in: Beltinger 2007, p. 109–142, p. 115, 118 (with ill.).
- Oskar Bätschmann and Paul Müller: Ferdinand Hodler. Catalogue raisonné der Gemälde, Die Figurenbilder, Zurich 2017, vol. III-2, p. 391, No. 1411 (with ill.).

CHF 800 000 / 1 200 000

€ 747 660 / 1 121 500