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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 411

    Edmund Kesting (German, 1892-1970)

    Kreise

    Price Realised  

    Edmund Kesting (German, 1892-1970)
    Kreise
    signed 'Kesting' (lower right)
    gouache, coloured crayons and pencil on board in the artist's painted frame
    14 3/8 x 13 5/8 in. (36.5 x 34.8 cm.)
    Painted circa 1926


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    Provenance

    The artist's estate.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 6 November 1979, lot 191.
    Private collection, Munich.
    Anonymous sale, Karl & Faber, Munich, 3 April 1996, lot 571.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    K. Werner, Edmund Kesting, Ein Maler fotografiert, Leipzig, 1987 (illustrated p. 25).


    Exhibited

    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, Internationale Sprachen der Kunst: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Hoh, August - October 1998, no. 49 (illustrated p. 134); this exhibition later travelled to Osnabrück, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum.