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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 401

    Max Liebermann (1847-1935)

    Biergarten

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Max Liebermann (1847-1935)
    Biergarten
    signed 'M.Liebermann' (lower left)
    oil on board
    15 1/8 x 18¼ in. (38.7 x 46.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1905


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    Provenance

    Henry B. Simms, Hamburg, by 1910.
    Paul Cassirer, Berlin, by whom acquired from the above on 23 July 1918 (no. 3621).
    Oskar Hermes, Munich, by whom acquired from the above on 30 June 1919.
    The Leicester Galleries, London.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 5 December 1962, lot 93.
    Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London, by whom acquired at the above sale.
    Galerie Grosshennig, Dusseldorf, by 1962.
    Kunsthaus Bühler, Stuttgart.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner circa 1965.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF A PRIVATE GERMAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    H. Simms, Meine Bilder, Hamburg, 1910 (illustrated).
    G. Pauli, Max Liebermann, des Meisters Gemälde in 304 Abbildungen, Stuttgart-Leipzig, 1911, p. 255 (illustrated p. 162).
    E. Hancke, Max Liebermann, Sein Leben und seine Werke, Berlin, 1914, p. 541.
    Weltkunst, vol. XXXV, no. 8, 1965, p. 313 (illustrated).
    H.P. Richardson, Landscape in the Work of Max Liebermann, vol. II, Diss., Brown University, Ann Arbor, 1991, no. 440, p. 157.
    M. Eberle, Max Liebermann 1847-1935, Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde und Ölstudien, vol. II, 1900-1935, Munich, 1996, no. 1905/14 (illustrated p. 647).


    Exhibited

    Hamburg, Galerie Commeter, Liebermann-Ausstellung, 1910, no. 64.
    Bremen, Kunsthalle, Grosse Kunstausstellung, February - March 1910, no. 212.