7 May 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LILY LANDERER
Otto Mueller (1874-1930)
Landschaft (recto); Sitzender Akt in Landschaft (verso)
signed with initials 'O.M.' (lower left); signed again 'Otto Mueller' (on the stretcher)
distemper on burlap
38 3/8 x 46 7/8 in. (97.5 x 119.1 cm.)
Painted circa 1925
Alois and Gustava Landerer, Breslau and New York (circa 1950).
By descent from the above to the late owner.
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