17 November 2016
PROPERTY FROM THE HOLDINGS OF THE FORD FOUNDATION
Emil Nolde (1867-1956)
Bildnis eines jungen Südseeinsulaners
signed 'Nolde.' (lower right)
gouache and watercolor on paper
19 ¼ x 14 ¼ in. (48.9 x 36.2 cm.)
Painted in 1914
Nolde Stiftung, Seebüll (until 1963).
H. Shickman Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, January 1967.
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Dr. Manfred Reuther from the Nolde Stiftung, Seebüll, has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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