18 November 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Paul Fischer (Danish, 1860-1934)
Self-portrait, Nytorv in Winter
signed with monogram and dated 'Dec. 1909.' (lower left)
oil on panel
16 3/8 x 15¼ in. (41.5 x 38.7 cm.)
Painted in December 1909.
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S. Linvald, Paul Fischer - københavnernes maler, Copenhagen, 1984 (illustrated opposite frontispiece).
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