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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 431

    Georg Muche (German, 1895-1987)

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    Georg Muche (German, 1895-1987)
    Bild
    signed with the monogram (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    26 7/8 x 21½ in. (68.2 x 54.5 cm.)
    Painted circa 1916


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    Provenance

    Galerie Der Sturm [Herwarth Walden], Berlin.
    Edwin Redslob, Berlin.
    Barry Freedman, New York.
    Private collection, Munich.
    Anonymous sale, Hausdewell & Nolte, Hamburg, 5-6 June 1996, lot 586.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    Georg Muche. Das künstlerische Werk. 1912 - 1927, Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin, 1980, pp. 19, 46 & 86.


    Exhibited

    Berlin, Galerie Der Sturm, Max Ernst - Georg Muche, 37th "Sturm" Exhibition, 1916.
    Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, The Spiritual in Art. Abstract Painting 1890 - 1985, 1987, p. 424 (illustrated p. 338).
    Dresden, Albertinum, Abstrakt. Der deutsche Künstlerbund in Dresden, 1993 (p. 65).
    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, Internationale Sprachen der Kunst: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Hoh, August - October 1998, no. 68 (illustrated p. 185); this exhibition later travelled to Osnabrück, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum.