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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 431

    Walter Gramatté (German, 1897-1929)

    Bildnis (Pina Ephraim)

    Price Realised  

    Walter Gramatté (German, 1897-1929)
    Bildnis (Pina Ephraim)
    signed with the initials, dated and inscribed 'LIEBE PINA.W.G.19' (lower right); signed again, dated and inscribed 'Pina, 1919.Walter Grammaté.' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    37¾ x 30¼ in. (95.8 x 76.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1919


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    Provenance

    Eckhardt Collection, Winnipeg.
    On loan to the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, since 1995.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    F. Eckhardt, Walter Gramatté, Paintings and Watercolors, Winnipeg, 1981 (illustrated).
    C. Pese & R. Negendanck, Walter Gramatté, Werkverzeichnis der Ölgemälde, Cologne, 1994, no. 59 (illustrated p. 101).


    Exhibited

    Berlin, Galerie Ferdinand Möller, Walter Gramatté, 1920, no. 8. Munich, Staatsgalerie moderner Kunst, Walter Gramatté, 1897-1929, 1989, no. 35.
    Dusseldorf, Galerie C.G. Boerner, Die schwarze Sonne, Frühe Arbeiten von Walter Gramatté, 1990, no. 26 (illustrated p. 25).
    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, Internationale Sprachen der Kunst: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Hoh, August - October 1998, no. 28 (illustrated p. 87); this exhibition later travelled to Osnabrück, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum.