• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2828

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    17 November 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 38

    George Hendrik Breitner (1857-1923)

    Portrait of Marie Breitner, wife of the artist

    Price Realised  

    George Hendrik Breitner (1857-1923)
    Portrait of Marie Breitner, wife of the artist
    signed twice 'GH Breitner.' (lower right and upper right)
    oil on canvas
    73 x 55.5 cm.


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    Provenance

    Kunsthandel C.M. van Gogh, Amsterdam.
    Mr. J.M.P. Glerum, Amsterdam, 1928.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, Amsterdam, 18 April 2000, lot 188.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 15 April 2003, lot 116.


    Literature

    Adriaan Venema, G.H. Breitner, 1857-1923, Bussum 1981, p. 289, ill., as: Portret Marie Breitner.


    Exhibited

    The Hague, Gemeentemuseum, Breitner Tentoonstelling, 10 November-9 December 1928, cat.no. 133, as: Portret van de vrouw van den schilder. Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Rétrospective de l'oeuvre de Breitner, January 1932, cat.no. 134.