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    Sale 7656

    Nordic Art

    15 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 64

    Helene Schjerfbeck (Finnish, 1862-1946)

    Kuvakirja Bilderboken (Picture Book), 1917

    Price Realised  

    Helene Schjerfbeck (Finnish, 1862-1946)
    Kuvakirja Bilderboken (Picture Book), 1917
    signed and dated 'H Schjerfbeck - 17' (upper right)
    charcoal, watercolour and gouache on buff paper
    10¼ x 15 in. (26 x 38.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1917


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    Provenance

    Dir. Ernst Willberg, Helsinki (pre 1953).


    Literature

    H. Ahtela, Helene Schjerfbeck, Helsinki, 1953, p. 363, no. 481.


    Exhibited

    Helsinki, Taidehalli, Helene Schjerfbeck: Memorial Exhibition, 1954.
    Stockholm, Nationalmuseum, Finnish Contemporary Art Exhibition, 1944, no. 197.
    Paris, Musèe d'Art moderne de la ville de Paris, Helene Schjerfbeck, 20 October 2007 - 20 January 2008, no. 64 bis (illustrated on p. 124 as Les Soeurs).