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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 578

    Conrad Felixmüller (1897-1977)

    Selbstbildnis mit meinem Sohn Luca

    Price Realised  

    Conrad Felixmüller (1897-1977)
    Selbstbildnis mit meinem Sohn Luca
    signed and dated 'C.Felixmüller 1927.' (upper left)
    oil on canvas
    33¾ x 29½ in. (85.7 x 75 cm.)
    Painted in 1927


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    Provenance

    The artist's estate (no. 397), and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ARTIST'S FAMILY


    Literature

    Der Cicerone, Issue 9, vol. XX, 1928 (illustrated p. 319).
    H. Spielmann, Conrad Felixmüller, Monographie und Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde, Cologne, 1996, no. 397 (illustrated p. 259).


    Exhibited

    Nuremburg, Norishalle am Marientorgraben, Deutsche Kunst der Gegenwart, 1928, no. 115 (illustrated p. 31).
    Berlin, Galerie Fritz Gurlitt, Conrad Felixmüller - Sonderausstellung, 1929, n.n. (illustrated on the frontispiece of the catalogue); this exhibition later travelled to Dresden, Stettin, Prague and Munich.
    Chemnitz, Kunsthütte Chemnitz, Conrad Felixmüller, 1929.
    Dormund, Museum am Ostwall, Conrad Felixmüller 1897-1977, 1978, no. 53 (illustrated p. 42); this exhibition later travelled to Wiesbaden, Nassauischer Kunstverein, and Saarbrücken, Saarland Museum.
    Papenburg, Rathaus, Conrad Felixmüller, 1979, no. 3.
    Nuremburg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Conrad Felixmüller, Werke und Dokumente, 1981-1982, no. 65 (illustrated p. 107).
    Hamburg, Galerie Brockstedt, Conrad Felixmüller - Gemälde - Aquarelle - Zeichnungen, 1984, no. 19 (illustrated).
    Göttingen, Kunstverein Göttingen, Altes Rathaus, Conrad Felixmüller 1897-1977 - Querschnitt durch sein Werk, 1986, no. 6; this exhibition later travelled to Uelzen, Kunstverein Uelzen, Schloss Holdenstedt.