Alfred Kubin (1877-1959)
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Alfred Kubin (1877-1959)

Die Löwenjagd

Alfred Kubin (1877-1959)
Die Löwenjagd
signed 'AKubin' (lower right) and inscribed 'Die Löwenjagd' (lower left)
watercolour and pen and India ink on cadastre paper
12 x 14 ¾ in. (30.2 x 37.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1922
Serge Sabarsky, New York, by 1970.
Hedwig & Helmut Goedeckemeyer, Frankfurt, by 1980.
Zevi collection, Milan.
Private collection, Milan.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 19 June 2013, lot 105.
Acquired at the above sale; sale, Sotheby's, London, 2 March 2017, lot 158.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Göttingen, Kunstsammlung der Universität, Alfred Kubin Mappenwerke, Bücher, Einzelblätter aus der Sammlung Hedwig und Helmut Goedeckemeyer, January - March 1980, no. 32; this exhibition later travelled to Kunstverein Wolfsburg, April - May 1980; and Hamm, Gustav-Lübcke-Museum, July - September 1980.
Bolzano, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Il sogno rivela la natura delle cose, 1991, no. 90 (illustrated p. 120); this exhibition later travelled to Milan, Museo della Permanente and Naples, Accademia di Belle Arti.
Milan, Fondazione Antonio Mazzotta, Il disegno del nostro secolo, Da Klimt a Wols, April - July 1994, no. 120, p. 424 (illustrated p. 205; dated 'circa 1914')
Milan, Fondazione Antonio Mazzotta, Il Cavaliere Azzurro, Kandinsky, Marc e i loro amici, October 2003 - January 2004, no. 61 (illustrated p. 134).
Milan, Fondazione Antonio Mazzotta, Visioni del Fantastico e del Meraviglioso, October 2004 - January 2005, no. XX.11 (illustrated p. 431).
Milan, Fondazione Antonio Mazzotta, Paul Klee, Teatro magico, January - April 2007, no. 95 (illustrated p. 162).
Siena, Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala, La lente di Freud, Una galleria dell'inconscio, November 2008 - February 2009, p. 250 (illustrated; dated '1918').
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Dr Peter Assmann has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Dr. Annegret Hoberg, Kubin-Archiv, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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