4 December 2008
Oscar Bluemner (1867-1938)
View of Lehnenburg, Pennsylvania
signed and dated 'O.Bluemner N.Y.-14' (center left)
gouache on paper
5 x 7 in. (12.7 x 17.8 cm.)
Otto Lohr, Germany, gift from the above.
Private collection, Germany, acquired from the above.
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The present work is an early study for Character of a County in Pennsylvania (Lehnenburg) of 1915, which was once exhibited at Alfred Stieglitz's 291 gallery and is presently in the collection of Elizabeth and Duncan E. Boeckman.
Please note that the correct estimate for this lot is $50,000 - 70,000.
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