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    Sale 7601

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 323

    Lesser Ury (1861-1931)

    Wolkenstudie

    Price Realised  

    Lesser Ury (1861-1931)
    Wolkenstudie
    signed 'L.Ury.' (lower left); with the Nachlass stamp (on a label on the reverse)
    pastel on cardboard
    13 5/8 x 19 5/8 in. (34.7 x 50 cm.)
    Executed in the 1920s


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    Dr Sybille Gross has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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    Provenance

    The artist's estate (no. 692).
    Mirjam (Minna) Behrend, Berlin/Schöneberg, by whom acquired from the above in 1933.
    Louise Thellefsen, New York.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 15 November 1989, lot 12.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 7 October 1999, lot 29.
    Acquired at the above sale, and thence by descent to the present owners.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION