10 December 2013
Jan Mankes (1889-1920)
Stilleven met schedel en boek
signed 'Jan Mankes.' (lower right)
pencil on paper
26 x 39 cm.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, Amsterdam, 2 December 1997, lot 346.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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M. de Jong, F. Huismans, Verleidingen, Franeker 1998, p. 52. A. Ottevanger (a.o.), Jan Mankes 1889-1920, Zwolle 2007, no. Te 158, p. 220 (illustrated).
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