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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 564

    Franz Radziwill (1895-1983)

    Windmühlen am Kanal (recto); Sitzende und weisses Huhn (verso)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Franz Radziwill (1895-1983)
    Windmühlen am Kanal (recto); Sitzende und weisses Huhn (verso)
    signed with the initials 'FR' (lower right, recto and verso)
    oil on canvas
    31½ x 33 5/8 in. (80 x 85.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1923 (recto) and 1921 (verso)


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    Provenance

    Franz Hassler, Hamburg.
    Dr Wilhelm Niemeyer, Hamburg, by whom acquired from the above, 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 (ed.), Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts im Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum, Schleswig, 1979, no. 136 (illustrated p. 62).
    G. Wietek (ed.), Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum Katalog, Schleswig, 1986, p. 24 (illustrated).
    G. Wietek, Franz Radziwill und Wilhelm Niemeyer - Dokumente einer Freundschaft, Oldenburg, 1990, nos. 134 (recto, illustrated in colour) & 72 (verso, illustrated in colour p. 315).
    A. Firmenich & R.W. Schulze, Franz Radziwill 1895 bis 1983, Monographie und Werkverzeichnis, Cologne, 1995, nos. 150 (recto, illustrated p. 332) & 87 (verso, illustrated p. 323).


    Exhibited

    Emden, Rathaus am Delft, Ludolf-Backhuysen-Gesellschaft, June - July 1985, n.n.