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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 565

    Franz Radziwill (1895-1983)

    Bauerndorf (recto); Stehender Akt mit Hühnern (verso)

    Price Realised  

    Franz Radziwill (1895-1983)
    Bauerndorf (recto); Stehender Akt mit Hühnern (verso)
    signed with the initials 'FR.' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    31½ x 33½ in. (80 x 85 cm.)
    Painted in 1923 (recto) and 1920-1921 (verso)


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    Provenance

    Dr Wilhelm Niemeyer, Hamburg, by whom acquired directly from the artist, and thence by descent to the present owner.
    Schleswig, Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum Schloss Gottorf, on loan from the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR WILHELM NIEMEYER, HAMBURG


    Literature

    G. Wietek, Franz Radziwill und Wilhelm Niemeyer - Dokumente einer Freundschaft, Oldenburg, 1990, nos. 138 (recto, illustrated in colour p. 369) & 71 (verso, illustrated in colour p. 314).
    A. Firmenich & R.W. Schulze, Franz Radziwill 1895 bis 1983, Monographie und Werkverzeichnis, Cologne, 1995, nos. 156 (recto, illustrated p. 334) & 62 (verso, illustrated p. 319).


    Exhibited

    Berlin, Galerie Alfred Heller, Huth, Kaus, Mueller, Nolde, Radziwill, Roeder, Schmidt-Rottluff, 1921, n.n. (verso).
    Hamburg, Hamburger Kunstverein, Franz Radziwill und Kurt Badt, May - June 1924, n.n.
    Schleswig, Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum Schloss Gottorf, Kunst und Kunsthandwerk des 20. Jahrhunderts aus Eigenbesitz, June - October 1978, no. 95.