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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 413

    Oskar Fischer (German, 1892-1955)

    Der liebe Scherenschleifer

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Oskar Fischer (German, 1892-1955)
    Der liebe Scherenschleifer
    signed with the initials 'FO' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    15½ x 20¾ in. (39.5 x 52.5 cm.)
    Painted circa 1918-1919


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Karl & Faber, Munich, 3-4 June 1987, lot 733.
    Michael Kunsthandel und Galerie, Bremen.
    Acquired from the above by the previous owner.
    On loan to the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, since 1995.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, Internationale Sprachen der Kunst: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Hoh, August - October 1998, no. 21 (illustrated p. 67); this exhibition later travelled to Osnabrück, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum.
    Karlsruhe, Städtische Galerie, Die 20er Jahre in Karlsruhe, December 2005 - March 2006 (illustrated p. 89).