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    Sale 7562

    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

    4 February 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 97

    Franz Radziwill (1895-1983)

    Selbstbildnis mit weisser Kappe

    Price Realised  

    Franz Radziwill (1895-1983)
    Selbstbildnis mit weisser Kappe
    signed 'F.Radziwill' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    31¾ x 27½ in. (80.7 x 69.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1924


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    Provenance

    Dr Wilhelm Niemeyer, Hamburg, by whom acquired directly from the artist, and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR WILHEM NIEMEYER


    Literature

    A. Firmenich and R. Schulze, Franz Radziwill, 1895 bis 1983, Cologne, 1995, no. 199 (illustrated in colour p. 119).


    Exhibited

    Berlin, Juryfreie Kunstschau, 1924, no. 1160.
    Oldenburg, Augusteum, Vereinigung für junge Kunst, Franz Radziwill, October-November 1925, no. 59.
    Berlin, Galerie Neumann & Nierendorf, Bildnisgestaltung in der jungen Kunst, 1927.
    Schleswig, Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum Schloss Gottorf, Kunst und Kunsthandwerk des 20. Jahrhunderts aus Eigenbesitz, June - October 1978, no. 96 (illustrated).
    Emden, Rathaus am Delft, Ludorf-Backhuysen-Gesellschaft, June - July 1985.
    Emden, Kunsthalle, Stiftung Henri Nannen, Franz Radziwill, 1895-1983, February - April 1995, no. 31.