Oskar Kokoschka

Austrian, 1886–1980

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An artist, poet, and playwright, Oskar Kokoschka is known for his expressionistic portraits and landscapes. Throughout his life, Kokoschka was concerned with expressing human character and psychology through effects of color, formal distortion, and …

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$20m, Sotheby's, 2018
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€640
Portrait, 7.XI.1955, 1955
Sold on Oct 28, 2020
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Photography
photograph
10.5 x 14.7 cm
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€640
Auction Sale
Oct 28, 2020
Dorotheum
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monogrammed in white, on the reverse postcard imprint, copyright Galerie Welz, signed by Kokoschka, 14.7 x 10.5 cm, slight silver mirroring
Portrait, 7.XI.1955, 1955
photograph
Oct 28, 2020
Dorotheum
€640
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Photography
10.5 x 14.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 28, 2020
Dorotheum
Realized Price
€640
Description
monogrammed in white, on the reverse postcard imprint, copyright Galerie Welz, signed by Kokoschka, 14.7 x 10.5 cm, slight silver mirroring
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Elisabeth Gésinus-Visser, 1886-1980
Sold on Feb 6, 2020
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Painting
oil on canvas
45.7 x 54.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 6, 2020
Christie's
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Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980) Elisabeth Gésinus-Visser oil on canvas 18 x 21 5/8 in. (45.7 x 54.8 cm.) Painted in Rapallo in 1933
Elisabeth Gésinus-Visser, 1886-1980
oil on canvas
Feb 6, 2020
Christie's
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Painting
45.7 x 54.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 6, 2020
Christie's
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Price not available
Description
Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980) Elisabeth Gésinus-Visser oil on canvas 18 x 21 5/8 in. (45.7 x 54.8 cm.) Painted in Rapallo in 1933
£371,250
Wien, Blick vom Liebhartstal II, 1886-1980
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Painting
oil on canvas
71.8 x 96 cm
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£371,250
Auction Sale
Feb 6, 2020
Christie's
Description
Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980) Wien, Blick vom Liebhartstal II signed with the initials 'OK' (lower left) oil on canvas 28 ¼ x 37 ¾ in. (71.8 x 96 cm.) Painted in 1933
Wien, Blick vom Liebhartstal II, 1886-1980
oil on canvas
Feb 6, 2020
Christie's
£371,250
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Painting
71.8 x 96 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 6, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
£371,250
Description
Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980) Wien, Blick vom Liebhartstal II signed with the initials 'OK' (lower left) oil on canvas 28 ¼ x 37 ¾ in. (71.8 x 96 cm.) Painted in 1933
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SITZENDER AKT (SEATED NUDE), 1938
Sold on Jun 20, 2019
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Work on Paper
works on paper
35.0 x 43.5 cm
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Price not available
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Jun 20, 2019
Sotheby's
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SITZENDER AKT (SEATED NUDE), 1938
works on paper
Jun 20, 2019
Sotheby's
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Work on Paper
35.0 x 43.5 cm
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Jun 20, 2019
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£27,500
Blumenstillleben, 1886-1980
Sold on Feb 28, 2019
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Work on Paper
watercolour on paper
58 x 48 cm
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£27,500
Auction Sale
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
Description
Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980) Blumenstillleben signed, dated and inscribed 'OKokoschka 40...' watercolour on paper 22 3/4 x 18 7/8 in. (58 x 48 cm.) Executed in 1940
Blumenstillleben, 1886-1980
watercolour on paper
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
£27,500
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Work on Paper
58 x 48 cm
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Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
£27,500
Description
Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980) Blumenstillleben signed, dated and inscribed 'OKokoschka 40...' watercolour on paper 22 3/4 x 18 7/8 in. (58 x 48 cm.) Executed in 1940
£15,000
STILL LIFE WITH BOWL, FAN AND GRAPES (STILLLEBEN MIT SCHALE, FÄCHER UND TRAUBEN), 1948
Sold on Feb 27, 2019
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Work on Paper
works on paper
70.4 x 50.0 cm
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£15,000
Auction Sale
Feb 27, 2019
Sotheby's
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STILL LIFE WITH BOWL, FAN AND GRAPES (STILLLEBEN MIT SCHALE, FÄCHER UND TRAUBEN), 1948
works on paper
Feb 27, 2019
Sotheby's
£15,000
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Work on Paper
70.4 x 50.0 cm
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Feb 27, 2019
Sotheby's
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£15,000
$20,395,200
JOSEPH DE MONTESQUIOU-FEZENSAC, 1910
Sold on Nov 13, 2018
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paintings
63.3 x 79.5 cm
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$20,395,200
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Nov 13, 2018
Sotheby's
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JOSEPH DE MONTESQUIOU-FEZENSAC, 1910
paintings
Nov 13, 2018
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$20,395,200
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63.3 x 79.5 cm
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Nov 13, 2018
Sotheby's
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$20,395,200
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$20,395,200
JOSEPH DE MONTESQUIOU-FEZENSAC
Sold on Nov 12, 2018
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Painting
Oil on canvas
79.5 by 63.3 cm
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$20,395,200
Auction Sale
Nov 12, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
Signed with the initials OK (lower left) Oil on canvas 31 1/4 by 24 7/8 in. 79.5 by 63.3 cm Painted in 1910.
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JOSEPH DE MONTESQUIOU-FEZENSAC
Oil on canvas
Nov 12, 2018
Sotheby's
$20,395,200
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Painting
79.5 by 63.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 12, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$20,395,200
Description
Signed with the initials OK (lower left) Oil on canvas 31 1/4 by 24 7/8 in. 79.5 by 63.3 cm Painted in 1910.
$25,000
MAEDCHEN BILDNIS (PORTRAIT OF A GIRL)
Sold on Oct 24, 2018
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Work on Paper
works on paper
46.9 x 67.9 cm
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$25,000
Auction Sale
Oct 24, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
MAEDCHEN BILDNIS (PORTRAIT OF A GIRL)
works on paper
Oct 24, 2018
Sotheby's
$25,000
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Work on Paper
46.9 x 67.9 cm
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Oct 24, 2018
Sotheby's
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$25,000
£50,000
Elisabeth Gésinus-Visser II (mit Hut), 1886-1980
Sold on Jun 21, 2018
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Painting
oil on canvas
65.5 x 81 cm
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£50,000
Auction Sale
Jun 21, 2018
Christie's
Description
Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980) Elisabeth Gésinus-Visser II (mit Hut) signed with the initials 'OK' (lower left); inscribed 'Madame Gesinus' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 25 3/4 x 31 3/4 in. (65.5 x 81 cm.) Painted in 1933
Elisabeth Gésinus-Visser II (mit Hut), 1886-1980
oil on canvas
Jun 21, 2018
Christie's
£50,000
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Painting
65.5 x 81 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 21, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
£50,000
Description
Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980) Elisabeth Gésinus-Visser II (mit Hut) signed with the initials 'OK' (lower left); inscribed 'Madame Gesinus' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 25 3/4 x 31 3/4 in. (65.5 x 81 cm.) Painted in 1933