5 May 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 38,750
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
Hermann Max Pechstein (1881-1955)
signed and dated 'HMPechstein 1931' (lower left)
oil and gouache over pencil on paper
18 7/8 x 23¾ in. (47.9 x 60.3 cm.)
Painted in 1931
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Alexander and Julia Pechstein have confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Anon. sale, Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett Roman Norbert Ketterer, 21 November 1959, lot 756.
Acquired by the present owner, by 1976.
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