• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 493

    Max Beckmann (1884-1950)

    Acrobat

    Price Realised  

    Max Beckmann (1884-1950)
    Acrobat
    stamped with the foundry mark 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS INC.' (on the left foot)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.)
    Length: 12 5/8 in. (32.1 cm.)
    Conceived in 1950


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    Mayen Beckmann has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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    Provenance

    Grace Borgenicht Gallery.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner in 1989.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, La grande parade: portrait de l'artiste en clown, March - May 2004; this exhibition later travelled to Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada.