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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 423

    Johannes Molzahn (German, 1892-1965)

    Der Turm der Männer

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Johannes Molzahn (German, 1892-1965)
    Der Turm der Männer
    signed and dated 'Molzahn 33.' (lower right); signed again, dated and inscribed '1933 - BRESLAU Johannes Molzahn. "Der Turm der Männer"' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    64½ x 33 1/8 in. (164 x 84.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1933


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    Provenance

    Johannes-Molzahn-Centrum, Kassel.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    H. Schade, Johannes Molzahn, Munich, 1972, no. 42 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Munich, Kunstkabinett Klihm, Johannes Molzahn, 1963, no. 15.
    Duisburg, Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum, Johannes Molzahn, September - October 1964, no. 33 (illustrated).
    Graz, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Johannes Molzahn, Gemälde und Graphik, 1973, no. 17.
    Regensburg, Museum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Johannes Molzahn, 1974, no. 31 (illustrated).
    Berlin, Obere Galerie am Lützowpark, Johannes Molzahn, 1984.
    Duisberg, Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum, Johannes Molzahn, Das malerische Werk, 1988, no. 50 (illustrated p. 89).
    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, Internationale Sprachen der Kunst: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Hoh, August - October 1998, no. 63 (illustrated p. 172); this exhibition later travelled to Osnabrück, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum.