Lot 3230* - Z34 Impressionist & Modern Art - Friday, 21. June 2013, 04.00 PM

BECKMANN, MAX

(Leipzig 1884 - 1950 New York)
Stillleben mit Violetten Dahlien. 1926.
Oil on canvas.
Signed, dated and inscribed lower right: Max Beckmann F 26 (painted in 1926 in Frankfurt).
70 x 34.5 cm.

Provenance: - I.B. Neumann, New York & Günther Franke, Munich (from 1927 to 1934). - Bergdolt collection, Munich. - Galerie Gerd Rosen, Berlin (acquired 1945). - Private collection (since 1960). - Auction: Villa Grisebach, Berlin, 4. June 1993, Lot 30. - Private collection, acquired at the above auction. Exhibited: - New York, 1927, New Circle I.B. Neumann, Max Beckmann, New York 1927, Cat. No. 20 (with ill.). - New York 1930, S.P.R. Galleries, Modern German Art, New York 1930. - Berlin 1932, Galerie Alfred Felchtheim, Max Beckmann, Berlin 1932, Cat. No.15. Literature: - The artist’s inventory, 1926, listed as "Stilleben mit violetten Dahlien". - I.B. Neumann (Author.), Max Beckmann, in: Art Lover, New York, 1927. - Kunstausstellungen Berlin in: Der Kunstwanderer, 1932, p. 200. - Reifenberg, Benno. Max Beckmann, Munich 1949, Cat. No.227 (listed as "Stilleben mit Gitarre"). - Schmidt, Doris. Briefe an Günther Franke, Cologne 1970, p. 44 (listed as "Stilleben mit Gitarre"). - Göpel, Erhard & Barbara (ed.). Max Beckmann, Katalog der Gemälde, Bern 1976, Vol. I, Cat. No.258, Vol. II, Cat. No.92 (with ill.). - Spieler, Reinhold. Max Beckmann. Der Weg zum Mythos, Cologne 1994, p. 59 (with ill.). - Exh. cat. Max Beckmann: A Deam of Life, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern 2006, p. 62 (listed as "Stilleben mit Gitarre").

CHF 750 000 / 950 000

€ 700 930 / 887 850

Sold for CHF 1 055 000 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.