7 October 1999
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (1884-1976)
signed 'S Rottluff' (lower right), signed and titled on the stretcher
oil on canvas
25.5/8 x 28in. (65 x 73cm.)
Painted in 1922
Frau Kte Bernhard-Robinson, Schmalendorf.
J. B. Neumann, New York.
Paul Kantor Gallery, Beverly Hills.
Mme. J. Krebs, Brussels.
Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., New York, 19 November 1969, lot 66.
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W. Grohmann, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Stuttgart, 1952, p. 264 (illustrated).
Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Neue Deutsche Kunst aus Berliner Privatbesitz, 1928, no. 198.
Recklinghausen, Kunsthalle, 1967, p. 173 (illustrated).
Please note that the correct estimate for this work is 120,000-160,000 and not 180,000-220,000 as stated in the catalogue.
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