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    Sale 11793

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 166

    Emil Nolde (1867-1956)

    Lilien und Mohnblumen

    Price Realised  


    Emil Nolde (1867-1956)
    Lilien und Mohnblumen
    signed 'Nolde.' (lower right)
    watercolour on Japan paper
    18 x 13 3/8 in. (45.6 x 34 cm.)

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    This work is sold with a photo-certificate from Professor Dr. Manfred Reuther of the Nolde Stiftung, Seebüll.

    ‘I loved the flowers and their destiny: shooting up, blooming, radiating, glowing, gladdening, drooping, wilting, and ultimately thrown away and dying. Our human destinies are by no means always so logical or so beautiful.’ (E. Nolde, Jahre der Kämpfe, Berlin, 1934, p.228.)

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    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 4 December 1996, lot 160.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.