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    Sale 5226

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    28 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 20

    Max Liebermann (1847-1935)

    Die Enkelin des Künstlers mit ihrer Kinderfrau

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    Max Liebermann (1847-1935)
    Die Enkelin des Künstlers mit ihrer Kinderfrau
    signed 'MLiebermann' (lower right)
    pastel on paper
    8 x 4 5/8in. (20.4 x 11.7cm.)
    Executed in 1918
    The pastel represents Liebermann's only grandchild, Maria Martha Riezler and her nanny, Ida Schnönherr, strolling through the garden of the artist's summer residence on Lake Wannsee, southwest of Berlin.


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    This work will be included in the Max Liebermann catalogue raisonné of pastels, watercolours and gouaches currently being prepared by Dr Margreet Nouwen.

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    Provenance

    Galerie Charpentier, Paris
    Private Collection, Paris