ALBERT BLOCH (1882-1961)
ALBERT BLOCH (1882-1961)
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ALBERT BLOCH (1882-1961)

Kniende Gestalten

Details
ALBERT BLOCH (1882-1961)
Kniende Gestalten
signed with initials 'AB' (lower right); dated 'FEBR'Y-MARCH 1914' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
54 x 40 in. (137.2 x 101.6 cm.)
Painted in 1914
Provenance
F.G. Macomber, Boston.
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, California; sale, Sotheby's, Los Angeles, 19 June 1979, lot 330.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 23 February 1993, lot 86.
Hollis Taggart Gallery, New York, by 1998.
Private collection, New York, by whom probably acquired from the above in 1998; sale, Ketterer Kunst, Munich, 4 June 2011, lot 15.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Exhibited
Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Exhibition of Modern Paintings by Albert Bloch of Munich, July - August 1915, no. 9, p. 14 (titled 'Kneeling Figures'); this exhibition later travelled to Saint Louis, The Saint Louis Art Museum.
New York, Hollis Taggart Gallery, Concerning Expressionism: American Modernism and the German Avant-Garde, May - July 1998, no. 19, p. 102 (illustrated pl. 11, p. 39).
Special notice
This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.
Further details
David Cateforis has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.

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