CARLOS SCHWABE (SWISS, 1866–1926)
signed ‘O-Carlos Schwabe’ (lower right)
oil on canvas, arched top
40 1/8 x 22 7/8 in. (102 x 58.2 cm.)
Painted circa 1912.
Alain Lesieutre, Paris, by 1969.
with Galleria del Levante, München, by 1977.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 15 June 1982, lot 133.
Private collection, Japan.
P. Jullian, Esthètes et magiciens - l'art fin de siècle, Paris, 1969, p. 28, illustrated.
P. Julian, Dreamers of Decadence, New York, 1971, p.24, illustrated.
J. Clay, Modern Art 1890-1918, London, 1978, p.73, illustrated.
J.D. Jumeau-Lafond, Carlos Schwabe symboliste et visionnaire, Courbevoie, 1994, p. 132, illustrated (with an incorrect date).
Milan, Galleria del Levante, Simbolismo e Art Nouveau, 2 December 1969 - 25 January 1970 as Il poeta e la musa.
Stuttgart, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Naturbetrachtung – Naturverfremdung Trilogie I, 7 April - 5 June 1977, no. 671/5 as La poeta et la musa.
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