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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 457

    Walter Gramatté (German, 1897-1929)

    Trinker

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Walter Gramatté (German, 1897-1929)
    Trinker
    signed with the initials and dated 'W.G.22.' (upper right); signed, dated and inscribed 'Walter Gramatté 22. "Trinker."' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    36¼ x 32 1/8 in. (92 x 81.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1922


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    Provenance

    Eckhardt Collection, Winnipeg.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.
    On loan to the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, since 1995.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    C. Pese & R. Negendanck, Walter Gramatté. Eine Dokumentation in Bildern und Texten, Stuttgart/Zurich, 1990 (illustrated p. 186).
    C. Pese & R. Negendanck, Walter Gramatté, 1897-1929, Werkverzeichnis der Ölgemälde, Cologne, 1994, no. 93 (illustrated p. 155).


    Exhibited

    Hamburg, Kunstverein, Walter Gramatté. Gedächtnisausstellung, 1932, no. 21.
    Ottawa, The National Gallery of Canada, Walter Gramatté 1879-1929. Paintings, Drawings, Prints, 1966, no. 9 (illustrated p. 21).
    Berlin, Brücke-Museum, Walter Gramatté 1897-1929. Bilder, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Graphik, 1968, no. 10 (illustrated p. 17).
    Munich, Staatsgalerie moderner Kunst, Walter Gramatté 1879-1929, 1989, no. 113.
    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, Internationale Sprachen der Kunst: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Hoh, August - October 1998, no. 33 (illustrated p. 97); this exhibition later travelled to Osnabrück, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum.