• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 488

    Hermann Max Pechstein (1881-1955)

    Seenebel

    Price Realised  

    Hermann Max Pechstein (1881-1955)
    Seenebel
    signed and indistinctly dated 'HMPechstein 1922' (lower right); signed and inscribed 'M.Pechstein Berlin W.62. Kürfürstenstr. 126 Seenebel' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    26 5/8 x 34 3/8 in. (67.5 x 87.3 cm.)
    Painted in Leba in 1922


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    Dr Aya Soika will include this painting in her forthcoming Pechstein catalogue raisonné.

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    Provenance

    Helen Feiler, Frankfurt, by whom acquired from the artist in 1936.
    Dr & Mrs Peter N. Witt, Knightdale, NC, by descent from the above; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 14 May 1980, lot 136.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION