30 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,750
Estimate USD 200 - USD 300
Max J. Friedländer (Berlin 1867-1958 Amsterdam)
Studies of a garden in San Remo
inscribed and dated 'San Remo/Febr. 95'
9½ x 6 3/8 in. (242 x 161 mm.); and A landscape with a city in the distance (A view of Munich?), by the same hand (2)
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Max Friedländer was one of the best-known art historians of the 20th Century whose seminal publication Early Netherlandish Painting is still considered one of the finest art historical studies of the period. Both drawings were presented to Professor Held as gifts from the family after Friedländer's death.
Binghamton, University Art Gallery, State University of New York at Binghamton, and elsewhere, Drawings from the Held Collection, 1970, no. 78. (1)
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