13 - 14 December 2007
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Erwin Lang (AUSTRIAN, 1886-1962)
The dancer Grete Wiesenthal with her son and sister
oil on canvas
79 x 71¼ in. (200.7 x 181 cm.)
Painted in 1911.
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Vienna, Hagenbund, 1911.
New York, Shepherd Gallery, Munich Jugendstil & Vienna Secession, Winter 1982-83, illustrated.
The artist was a scene designer in Vienna and Berlin. His wife, Grete Wiesenthal, was a modern dancer and choreographer. Other artists who showed their work at the Hagenbund exhibition were Oskar Kokoschka and Egon Schiele.
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