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    Sale 7735

    Impressionist/Modern Evening Sale

    23 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 18

    August Macke (1887-1914)

    Schreibende Frau

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    August Macke (1887-1914)
    Schreibende Frau
    oil on canvas
    25 5/8 x 19 3/8 in. (65 x 49 cm.)
    Painted in Tegernsee in 1910


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    Provenance

    Private collection, by 1957.
    Aenne Abels, Cologne, by 1966.
    Private collection, San Francisco.
    Anonymous sale, Hauswedell & Nolte, Hamburg, 9-10 June 1986, lot 765.
    Acquired by the parents of the present owner in the mid-1990s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE GERMAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    G. Vriesen, August Macke, Stuttgart, 1953, no. 178 (illustrated p. 317).
    U. Heiderich, August Macke, Werkverzeichnis, Stuttgart, 2008, no. 237, p. 370 (illustrated p. 371).


    Exhibited

    Berlin, Galerie von der Heyde, August Macke zur 20. Wiederkehr seines Todestages, 1934, no. 5.
    Hamburg, Kunstverein, August Macke, 1935.
    Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, August Macke, 1935, no. 9.
    Aachen, Suermondt-Museum, August Macke, Gedächtnisausstellung des Museumvereins, 1948, no. 18.
    Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall, August Macke, Gedächtnisausstellung, 1949, no. 13.
    Duisburg, Städtisches Kunstmuseum, August Macke, 1949, no. 13.