Lovis Corinth

German, 1858–1925

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Lovis Corinth

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German, 1858–1925

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Selbstbildnis, 1920
Sold on Dec 12, 2020
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Work on Paper
Watercolor and opaque color
25.0 x 31.4 cm
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Dec 12, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Selbstbildnis. Um 1920. Watercolor and opaque color. Verso with a coal study of the upper part of the head. On laid paper. 31.4 x 25 cm (12.3 x 9.8 in), the full sheet. [SL]. • Particularly expressive self-portrait of the artist. • In the year of its creation, Corinth became member of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin. • In 2004 the Kunsthalle Hamburg devoted an exhibition to Lovis Corinth's self-portraits. PROVENANCE: Presumably collection of Heinrich Müller, Hamburg-Blankenese (1958) Collection Dr. Hans Hülsberg, Hagen (1960s). Private collection Hamburg. Galerie Thomas, Munich. Galerie Schwarzer, Düsseldorf. Collection Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt a. M. (acquired from aforemtnioned in 1993). EXHIBITION: Lovis Corinth - Zur Feier seines hundertsten Geburtstages, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Galerie Wolfgang Gurlitt, Munich, 1958, cat. no. 75. Werke der Klassischen Moderne und des Deutschen Expressionismus, Galerie Thomas, Munich, 1977, no. 12 (with illu.). Expressionismus und Klassische Moderne, Galerie Thomas, München, 1985, cat. no. 9 (with color illu.). Expressionismus und Klassische Moderne, Galerie Thomas, München, 1986, cat. no. 5 (with color illu.). Auf Papier. Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus der Deutschen Bank, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, March 3 - Aprl 30, 1995, Berlinische Galerie, Landesmuseum für Moderne Kunst, Photographie und Architektur, Berlin, May 18 - July 2, 1995, Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig, August 10 - September 24, 1995. Man in the Middle, Museum Moderner Kunst Wörlen, Passau, December 8, 2001 - February 3, 2002; Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg, September 15, 2002 - January 15, 2003; Stadtgalerie, Kiel, October 18 - November 17, 2002; Kunsthalle, Tübingen, September 13 - November 2, 2003; Galerii Miedzynarodowego Centrum Kultury, Krakau, June 4 - September 19. 2003. Aus Deutscher Sicht. Meisterwerke aus der Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, November 17, 2004 - January 16, 2005. Lovis Corinth, Seelenlandschaften: Walchenseebilder und Selbstbildnisse, Franz-Marc-Museum, Kochel am See, February 8 - April 19, 2009. Called up: December 12, 2020 - ca. 17.46 h +/- 20 min.
Selbstbildnis, 1920
Watercolor and opaque color
Dec 12, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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25.0 x 31.4 cm
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Dec 12, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Selbstbildnis. Um 1920. Watercolor and opaque color. Verso with a coal study of the upper part of the head. On laid paper. 31.4 x 25 cm (12.3 x 9.8 in), the full sheet. [SL]. • Particularly expressive self-portrait of the artist. • In the year of its creation, Corinth became member of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin. • In 2004 the Kunsthalle Hamburg devoted an exhibition to Lovis Corinth's self-portraits. PROVENANCE: Presumably collection of Heinrich Müller, Hamburg-Blankenese (1958) Collection Dr. Hans Hülsberg, Hagen (1960s). Private collection Hamburg. Galerie Thomas, Munich. Galerie Schwarzer, Düsseldorf. Collection Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt a. M. (acquired from aforemtnioned in 1993). EXHIBITION: Lovis Corinth - Zur Feier seines hundertsten Geburtstages, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Galerie Wolfgang Gurlitt, Munich, 1958, cat. no. 75. Werke der Klassischen Moderne und des Deutschen Expressionismus, Galerie Thomas, Munich, 1977, no. 12 (with illu.). Expressionismus und Klassische Moderne, Galerie Thomas, München, 1985, cat. no. 9 (with color illu.). Expressionismus und Klassische Moderne, Galerie Thomas, München, 1986, cat. no. 5 (with color illu.). Auf Papier. Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus der Deutschen Bank, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, March 3 - Aprl 30, 1995, Berlinische Galerie, Landesmuseum für Moderne Kunst, Photographie und Architektur, Berlin, May 18 - July 2, 1995, Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig, August 10 - September 24, 1995. Man in the Middle, Museum Moderner Kunst Wörlen, Passau, December 8, 2001 - February 3, 2002; Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg, September 15, 2002 - January 15, 2003; Stadtgalerie, Kiel, October 18 - November 17, 2002; Kunsthalle, Tübingen, September 13 - November 2, 2003; Galerii Miedzynarodowego Centrum Kultury, Krakau, June 4 - September 19. 2003. Aus Deutscher Sicht. Meisterwerke aus der Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, November 17, 2004 - January 16, 2005. Lovis Corinth, Seelenlandschaften: Walchenseebilder und Selbstbildnisse, Franz-Marc-Museum, Kochel am See, February 8 - April 19, 2009. Called up: December 12, 2020 - ca. 17.46 h +/- 20 min.
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Klostergarten, 1917
Sold on Dec 12, 2020
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Oil over pencil on paper with canvas structure, laid on canvas
65.0 x 47.0 cm
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Dec 12, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Klostergarten. 1917. Oil over pencil on paper with canvas structure, laid on canvas. Berend-Corinth 709. Verso with a confirmation from Corinth's spouse who gave the painting away directly rom the artist's studio. 47 x 65 cm (18.5 x 25.5 in). PROVENANCE: Collection Dr. Ismar Littmann, Breslau (from 1927 the earliest to at least summer of 1933). Georg Heimann, Breslau (director of the private bank Dobersch & Bielschowsky, until Nov. 1935. Security deposit: consignment at Lepke for Littmann. Wilhelm van Suntum, Bünde in Westphalia (from 1935) Lepke, November 1/2, 1935 until at least 1950). Frankfurter Kunstkabinett (1982). Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (until 2020). Amicable agreement with the heirs after Ismar Littmann (2020). The work is free from restitution claims. The offer is made in amicable agreement with the heirs after Ismar Littmann on basis of a fair and just solution. EXHIBITION: Lovis Corinth - Commemorative Exhibition, Sächsischer Kunstverein, Dresden, 1927, no. 87 (owner: Ismar Littmann). Catalogue of the most modern examples of paintings of the Ecole de Paris by French and German masters (.), Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, ohne Datum (wohl 1933), no. 8. Exhibition of modern french paintings (Ecole de Paris), Beaux Arts Gallery, London, June to June 24, no year (1933), no. 8 Lovis Corinth, Kunsthaus Bielefeld, January 7 - February 5 1951, no. 15. Von Sisley bis Rohlfs - Meisterwerke des Impressionismus und Neoimpressionismus, Kunsthaus Apolda Avantgarde, June 16 - September 15, 2002, no. 9. LITERATURE: Rudolph Lepke, Berlin, November 1/2, 1935, Antiquitäten, Gemälde, Modernes Mobiliar, lot 474. Called up: December 12, 2020 - ca. 17.18 h +/- 20 min.
Klostergarten, 1917
Oil over pencil on paper with canvas structure, laid on canvas
Dec 12, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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65.0 x 47.0 cm
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Dec 12, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Klostergarten. 1917. Oil over pencil on paper with canvas structure, laid on canvas. Berend-Corinth 709. Verso with a confirmation from Corinth's spouse who gave the painting away directly rom the artist's studio. 47 x 65 cm (18.5 x 25.5 in). PROVENANCE: Collection Dr. Ismar Littmann, Breslau (from 1927 the earliest to at least summer of 1933). Georg Heimann, Breslau (director of the private bank Dobersch & Bielschowsky, until Nov. 1935. Security deposit: consignment at Lepke for Littmann. Wilhelm van Suntum, Bünde in Westphalia (from 1935) Lepke, November 1/2, 1935 until at least 1950). Frankfurter Kunstkabinett (1982). Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (until 2020). Amicable agreement with the heirs after Ismar Littmann (2020). The work is free from restitution claims. The offer is made in amicable agreement with the heirs after Ismar Littmann on basis of a fair and just solution. EXHIBITION: Lovis Corinth - Commemorative Exhibition, Sächsischer Kunstverein, Dresden, 1927, no. 87 (owner: Ismar Littmann). Catalogue of the most modern examples of paintings of the Ecole de Paris by French and German masters (.), Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, ohne Datum (wohl 1933), no. 8. Exhibition of modern french paintings (Ecole de Paris), Beaux Arts Gallery, London, June to June 24, no year (1933), no. 8 Lovis Corinth, Kunsthaus Bielefeld, January 7 - February 5 1951, no. 15. Von Sisley bis Rohlfs - Meisterwerke des Impressionismus und Neoimpressionismus, Kunsthaus Apolda Avantgarde, June 16 - September 15, 2002, no. 9. LITERATURE: Rudolph Lepke, Berlin, November 1/2, 1935, Antiquitäten, Gemälde, Modernes Mobiliar, lot 474. Called up: December 12, 2020 - ca. 17.18 h +/- 20 min.
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Rosen, Tulpen und Flieder, 1916
Sold on Dec 11, 2020
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Oil on canvas
81.0 x 101.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Rosen, Tulpen und Flieder. 1916. Oil on canvas. Berend-Corinth 680. Signed and dated in upper left. 101 x 81 cm (39.7 x 31.8 in). [SM]. • The flower bouquet and the arrangement allow Corinth to show his great colorist talent. • Remarkably large-size flower still life made in the middle of World War I. • Consistent and notable provenance. • "A flower piece by Lovis Corinth realized a good price" (review of the sale of the von Bleichert collection, 1929). PROVENANCE: Galerie Oscar Hermes, Munich (until 1917). Collection Paul von Bleichert, Klinga/Saxony (acquired from aforemtnioned through Hugo Helbing in 1917). Ludwigsgalerie, Munich (acquired from aforemtnioned through Hugo Helbing in 1929). Collection Max Böhm, Berlin (1929 or 1930/31, presumably acquired from aforementioned). Theodor Johannsen, Wedel (acquired from aforementioned through Lepke in 1931). Family-owned until 2019. Private collection (inherited from aforementioned in 2019). EXHIBITION: Collection Max Böhm. Berlin, Prussian Academy of Arts, Berlin, 1930, cat. no. 4. LITERATURE: Hugo Helbing, Munich: Ölgemälde moderner Meister. Galerie Oscar Hermes, Munich, auction February 27, 1917, cat. no. 13 with illu. on plate 10. Hugo Helbing, Munich: Collection v. B. [von Bleichert]. Ölgemälde moderner Meister des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts, auction April 23, 1929, cat. no. 6 with illu.on plate 3. Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst, issue 63 (1929), p. 32. Rudolph Lepke’s Kunst-Auctions-Haus, Berlin: Collection Max Böhm, auction on January 28, 1931, cat. no. 5, with illu. "Corinth was so full of expression and form as nature itself." Charlotte Behrendt-Corinth Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 17.42 h +/- 20 min.
Rosen, Tulpen und Flieder, 1916
Oil on canvas
Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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81.0 x 101.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Rosen, Tulpen und Flieder. 1916. Oil on canvas. Berend-Corinth 680. Signed and dated in upper left. 101 x 81 cm (39.7 x 31.8 in). [SM]. • The flower bouquet and the arrangement allow Corinth to show his great colorist talent. • Remarkably large-size flower still life made in the middle of World War I. • Consistent and notable provenance. • "A flower piece by Lovis Corinth realized a good price" (review of the sale of the von Bleichert collection, 1929). PROVENANCE: Galerie Oscar Hermes, Munich (until 1917). Collection Paul von Bleichert, Klinga/Saxony (acquired from aforemtnioned through Hugo Helbing in 1917). Ludwigsgalerie, Munich (acquired from aforemtnioned through Hugo Helbing in 1929). Collection Max Böhm, Berlin (1929 or 1930/31, presumably acquired from aforementioned). Theodor Johannsen, Wedel (acquired from aforementioned through Lepke in 1931). Family-owned until 2019. Private collection (inherited from aforementioned in 2019). EXHIBITION: Collection Max Böhm. Berlin, Prussian Academy of Arts, Berlin, 1930, cat. no. 4. LITERATURE: Hugo Helbing, Munich: Ölgemälde moderner Meister. Galerie Oscar Hermes, Munich, auction February 27, 1917, cat. no. 13 with illu. on plate 10. Hugo Helbing, Munich: Collection v. B. [von Bleichert]. Ölgemälde moderner Meister des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts, auction April 23, 1929, cat. no. 6 with illu.on plate 3. Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst, issue 63 (1929), p. 32. Rudolph Lepke’s Kunst-Auctions-Haus, Berlin: Collection Max Böhm, auction on January 28, 1931, cat. no. 5, with illu. "Corinth was so full of expression and form as nature itself." Charlotte Behrendt-Corinth Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 17.42 h +/- 20 min.
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Gebeugter Akt (Schwarz 286), 1916
Sold on Oct 7, 2020
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Lithograph printed in black, on laid paper
41.0 x 53.5 cm
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Oct 7, 2020
Bonhams
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Lithograph printed in black, 1916, on laid, signed in pencil, from the edition of 50, the full sheet, 535 x 410mm (21 x 16 1/8in)(SH)
Gebeugter Akt (Schwarz 286), 1916
Lithograph printed in black, on laid paper
Oct 7, 2020
Bonhams
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41.0 x 53.5 cm
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Oct 7, 2020
Bonhams
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Lithograph printed in black, 1916, on laid, signed in pencil, from the edition of 50, the full sheet, 535 x 410mm (21 x 16 1/8in)(SH)
€230
Bridge with blackboard, 1916
Sold on Aug 6, 2020
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etching on paper
13.0 x 10.0 cm
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€230
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Aug 6, 2020
Dorotheum
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Bridge with blackboard, 1916
etching on paper
Aug 6, 2020
Dorotheum
€230
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13.0 x 10.0 cm
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Aug 6, 2020
Dorotheum
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€230
€358
Odysseus and Nausikaa, 1918
Sold on Aug 6, 2020
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lithograph on paper
50.0 x 37.5 cm
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€358
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Aug 6, 2020
Dorotheum
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Odysseus and Nausikaa, 1918
lithograph on paper
Aug 6, 2020
Dorotheum
€358
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50.0 x 37.5 cm
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Aug 6, 2020
Dorotheum
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€358
€307
Orchard, 1918
Sold on Aug 6, 2020
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etching on paper
27.0 x 16.5 cm
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€307
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Aug 6, 2020
Dorotheum
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Orchard, 1918
etching on paper
Aug 6, 2020
Dorotheum
€307
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27.0 x 16.5 cm
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Aug 6, 2020
Dorotheum
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€307
€37,500
Walchensee Landschaft, 1922
Sold on Jul 18, 2020
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Watercolor and Indian ink, on board by Schoeller
51.0 x 36.2 cm
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€37,500
Auction Sale
Jul 18, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Walchensee Landschaft, 1922
Watercolor and Indian ink, on board by Schoeller
Jul 18, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€37,500
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51.0 x 36.2 cm
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Jul 18, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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€37,500
€50,000
Tiroler Bauernstube, 1913
Sold on Jul 17, 2020
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Oil on canvas. Firmly laminated on board
80.0 x 63.0 cm
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€50,000
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Tiroler Bauernstube. 1913. Oil on canvas. Firmly laminated on board. Berend-Corinth 484. Signed in upper right. 63 x 80 cm (24.8 x 31.4 in). • Made in a year of great significance for both the artist's private life and his artistic development • Particularly private depiction of the artist's family • Strong and expressive coloring and lively duct. We are grateful to Dr. Annette Baumann, Hanover, Ms Dr. Angelika Enderlein, Berlin, Ms Dr. Regina Stein, Berlin, Ms Dr. Katja Terlau, Cologne and the research project "RSRG" for the kind expert advice. PROVENANCE: Leo Nachtlicht, Berlin (at least from 1926 - 1932). Max Perl, Berlin: Collection Dipl.-Ing. Leo Nachtlicht and works from other collections, auction on February 6, 1932, lot 507 (unsold). Robert Graetz, Berlin (presumably acquired from the ownership of Leo Nachtlicht in 1932). Dr. Conrad Doebbeke, Berlin/Hanover (until 1954 the latest). Elsa and Tomy Doebbeke, Hanover (inherited from aforementioned in 1954 - 1958). Lempertz, Cologne, 20th Century Art (auction 451), October 28, 1958, lot 52 (with illu., from aforemtnioned ownership). Private collection, Cologne (acquired from aforemntioned in 1958). Ever since in family ownership. Amicable arrangement with the successors of Robert Graetz in 2020. The work is sold by mutual and amicable agreement and with explicit consent of the successors of Robert Graetz. EXHIBITION: Lovis Corinth, Commemorative exhibition of paintings and watercolors at Nationalgalerie Berlin, 1926, cat. no. 210. Quote from Charlotte Berend-Corinth, Lovis Corinth. Die Gemälde, Munich 1992, p.128. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 18.53 h +/- 20 min.
Tiroler Bauernstube, 1913
Oil on canvas. Firmly laminated on board
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€50,000
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80.0 x 63.0 cm
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
Realized Price
€50,000
Description
Tiroler Bauernstube. 1913. Oil on canvas. Firmly laminated on board. Berend-Corinth 484. Signed in upper right. 63 x 80 cm (24.8 x 31.4 in). • Made in a year of great significance for both the artist's private life and his artistic development • Particularly private depiction of the artist's family • Strong and expressive coloring and lively duct. We are grateful to Dr. Annette Baumann, Hanover, Ms Dr. Angelika Enderlein, Berlin, Ms Dr. Regina Stein, Berlin, Ms Dr. Katja Terlau, Cologne and the research project "RSRG" for the kind expert advice. PROVENANCE: Leo Nachtlicht, Berlin (at least from 1926 - 1932). Max Perl, Berlin: Collection Dipl.-Ing. Leo Nachtlicht and works from other collections, auction on February 6, 1932, lot 507 (unsold). Robert Graetz, Berlin (presumably acquired from the ownership of Leo Nachtlicht in 1932). Dr. Conrad Doebbeke, Berlin/Hanover (until 1954 the latest). Elsa and Tomy Doebbeke, Hanover (inherited from aforementioned in 1954 - 1958). Lempertz, Cologne, 20th Century Art (auction 451), October 28, 1958, lot 52 (with illu., from aforemtnioned ownership). Private collection, Cologne (acquired from aforemntioned in 1958). Ever since in family ownership. Amicable arrangement with the successors of Robert Graetz in 2020. The work is sold by mutual and amicable agreement and with explicit consent of the successors of Robert Graetz. EXHIBITION: Lovis Corinth, Commemorative exhibition of paintings and watercolors at Nationalgalerie Berlin, 1926, cat. no. 210. Quote from Charlotte Berend-Corinth, Lovis Corinth. Die Gemälde, Munich 1992, p.128. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 18.53 h +/- 20 min.
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Selbstbildnis und männlicher Akt; Antike Legenden, 1917
Sold on Mar 5, 2020
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Work on Paper
2 drypoints
15.7 x 23.2 cm
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Mar 5, 2020
Swann
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Selbstbildnis und männlicher Akt; Antike Legenden, 1917
2 drypoints
Mar 5, 2020
Swann
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15.7 x 23.2 cm
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Mar 5, 2020
Swann
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