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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 430

    Carlo Mense (German, 1886-1965)

    Pferdeschwemme

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Carlo Mense (German, 1886-1965)
    Pferdeschwemme
    oil on glass
    22¼ x 17 7/8 in. (56.6 x 45.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1913


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    Provenance

    Herwarth Walden, Berlin.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 1995, lot 117.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the illustration has been reversed and is a mirror image of the original painting.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    K. Drenker-Nagels, Carlo Mense, Sein Leben und sein Werk von 1909-1939, Cologne, 1993, no. 242, p. 193 (listed as missing).


    Exhibited

    Berlin, Galerie Der Sturm, Erster Deutscher Herbstsalon, September - December 1913.
    Berlin, Galerie Der Sturm, Sammlung Walden. Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Plastiken, March 1919, no. 262.
    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, Internationale Sprachen der Kunst: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Hoh, August - October 1998, no. 61 (illustrated p. 167); this exhibition later travelled to Osnabrück, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum.
    Bonn, August-Macke-Haus, Carlo Mense, Der Fluss des Lebens, June - July 2000, p. 72 (illustrated).