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    Sale 7562

    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

    4 February 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 96

    Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (1884-1976)

    Selbstporträt mit erhobener Hand

    Price Realised  

    Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (1884-1976)
    Selbstporträt mit erhobener Hand
    indistinctly signed 'S.Rottluff' (lower left); dedicated 'Für Wilhem Niemeyer' (upper left)
    oil on panel
    28¾ x 25 5/8 in. (73 x 65 cm.)
    Painted in 1920


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    Provenance

    Dr Wilhelm Niemeyer, by whom acquired directly from the artist and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this work is indistinctly signed 'S.Rottluff' (lower left).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR WILHELM NIEMEYER


    Literature

    W. Grohmann, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Stuttgart, 1956, p. 291 (illustrated p. 263).
    G. Wietek, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff in Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein, Neumünster, 1984, no. 18 (illustrated p. 146).