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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 579

    Conrad Felixmüller (1897-1977)

    Luca und Titus am Fenster, Regen im Sommer

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Conrad Felixmüller (1897-1977)
    Luca und Titus am Fenster, Regen im Sommer
    signed and dated 'C.Felixmüller 1928' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    43 3/8 x 31 5/8 in. (110.1 x 80.3 cm.)
    Painted in 1928


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    Provenance

    The artist's estate.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ARTIST'S FAMILY IN AMERICA


    Literature

    Kunst und Künstler, Issue 3, vol. 27, 1928, p. 94 (titled 'Meine Söhne am Fenster').
    Die Kunst, Issue 10, vol. 31, 1930, p. 304 (titled 'Knaben am Fenster').
    H. Spielmann, Conrad Felixmüller, Monographie und Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde, Cologne, 1996, no. 423 (illustrated p. 263).


    Exhibited

    Berlin, Galerie Fritz Gurlitt, Conrad Felixmüller - Sonderausstellung, 1929 (titled 'Meine Söhne'); this exhibition later travelled to Dresden, Stettin, Prague and Munich.
    Dusseldorf, Kunstpalast im Ehrenhof, Die Berliner Secession im Austausch mit der Rheinischen Secession, 1930, no. 33.