Max Liebermann 1847-1935
Inscribed 'M Liebermann' b.r.
Oil on canvas, 36 1/4 x 28 7/8 (92 x 73.5)
Presented by Lord Marks 1935
Prov: Lord Marks, London (purchased from the artist through the Leicester Galleries, London, 1935)
Exh: Max Liebermann, Leicester Galleries, London, December 1934 (55, repr.); Max Liebermann 1847-1935, Isidor Kaufmann 1853-1921, Lesser Ury 1862-1931 ..., Ben Uri Art Gallery, London, November 1968 (2); Germany in Ferment, Dunelm House, Durham, October-November 1970 (2); Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, November-December 1970 (2); Leicester Art Gallery, December 1970 (2)
Lit: Ferdinand Stuttmann, Max Liebermann (Hanover 1961), p.45, repr. pl.79
Repr: Weltkunst, XXIII, 1 September 1953, p.6; Günter Meissner, Max Liebermann (Vienna and Munich 1974), pl.29 in colour
Liebermann's last self-portrait, painted in his 88th year.
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.441, reproduced p.441