TM 2016: Expanded Painting

Tate Modern (London, UK) from 11 Jan 2016 until 08 Jul 2019.

Kazuo Shiraga
(1924-2008)

Kazuo Shiraga, Tenkosei Kaosho, 1962

X67329
Tenkosei Kaosho

1962
painting
Oil on canvas
support: 1820 x 2730 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The Artist;
From whom acquired by Private Collection, 1962;
By whom sold at Christie’s, Paris, 28 May 2008, lot 16;
From which sale acquired by Private Collection, Paris, 2008;
From whom acquired by Dominique Levy Galley, New York, 2015;
From whom acquired by The George Economou Collection, 2015, current owner.

Nationality of artist: Japanese
Identifying marks: Signed and dated bottom left
Place of Manufacture: Not Recorded

Anni Albers

Tate Modern (London, UK) from 11 Oct 2018 until 27 Jan 2019.

Hand loom, Mexico, c. 1930

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Hand loom, Mexico

c. 1930
relief
Wood, cotton and wool
object: 533 x 508 mm
Yale University Art Gallery, The Harriet Engelhardt Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. Paul Moore
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom purchased by Anni Albers on behalf of the Harriet Engelhardt Memorial Collection for Black Mountain College c.1947 - 1950; Collection acquired by Yale University Art Gallery with funds from Mrs Paul Moore, 1957.
Nationality of artist: Unknown
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Mexico
Catalogue Raisonné:
Reynolds-Kaye J. and D. Coe M., Small-great Objects: Anni and Josef Albers in the Americas, GHP, Westhaven, USA, 2017, illustrated p.51
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.

Rockefeller III Guest House, New York, NY: Publicity packet, 1950

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Rockefeller III Guest House, New York, NY: Publicity packet

1950
supporting material
Printed paper (book)
236 x 219 (closed) 236 x 438 (open)
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California
Provenance:
Philip Johnson;
Who donated to the Getty Research Institute in 2002.
Nationality of artist: Unknown
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New York City, NY, United States
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Serape, Queretaro, Mexico, late 19th to mid 20th century

X69723
Serape, Queretaro, Mexico

late 19th to mid 20th century
relief
Cotton
object: 2057 x 1270 mm
Yale University Art Gallery, The Harriet Engelhardt Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. Paul Moore
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom purchased by Anni Albers on behalf of the Harriet Engelhardt Memorial Collection for Black Mountain College c.1947 - 1950; Collection acquired by Yale University Art Gallery with funds from Mrs Paul Moore, 1957.
Nationality of artist: Unknown
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Queretaro, Mexico
Catalogue Raisonné:
Liesbrock H., Anni and Josef Albers: Latin American Journeys, Hatje Cantz, Stuttgart, Germany, 2007, illustrated p.59
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.

Anni Albers
(1899-1994, born: Berlin, died: Orange, active: New Haven)

Anni Albers, Textile sample,

X66070
Textile sample


relief
Cotton and cellophane
unconfirmed: 200 x 190 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.56
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Anni Albers, Selected Writings on Design, Wesleyan University Press, Connecticut, USA, illustrated, 2000, p.39
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample,

X66073
Textile Sample


relief
Linen
unconfirmed: 420 x 250 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.22
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.91
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample,

X66074
Textile Sample


relief
Synthetic
unconfirmed: 420 x 250 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.26
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.85
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample,

X66075
Textile Sample


relief
Cotton and linen
unconfirmed: 457 x 381 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.29
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample,

X66077
Textile Sample


relief
Cotton or synthetic, metal foil
unconfirmed: 570 x 355 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.21
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample,

X66078
Textile Sample


relief
Cotton and cellophane
unconfirmed: 225 x 185 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.57
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Anni Albers, Selected Writings on Design, Wesleyan University Press, Connecticut, USA, illustrated, 2000, p.38
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.83
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample,

X66079
Textile Sample


relief
Cotton and synthetic
unconfirmed: 285 x 200 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.69
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.76
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample,

X66080
Textile Sample


relief
Cotton and synthetic
unconfirmed: 285 x 190 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.70
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.77
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample,

X66081
Textile Sample


relief
Cotton and linen
unconfirmed: 280 x 210 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.71
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.78
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample, nd

X66082
Textile Sample

nd
relief
Cotton
object: 200 x 280 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.72
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.76
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample,

X66083
Textile Sample


relief
Jute and cotton
unconfirmed: 280 x 210 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.73
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Anni Albers, Selected Writings on Design, Wesleyan University Press, Connecticut, USA, illustrated, 2000, p.68
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.78
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample,

X66084
Textile Sample


relief
Jute and cotton
unconfirmed: 457 x 381 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.74
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample, nd

X66085
Textile Sample

nd
relief
Cotton and linen
object: 381 x 457 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.75
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample,

X66086
Textile Sample


relief
Cotton
unconfirmed: 180 x 80 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.77
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample,

X66087
Textile Sample


relief
Linen and cotton
unconfirmed: 457 x 381 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.30
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced after the operative period 1933–45. The work has complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Sample of material, nd

X69234
Sample of material

nd
relief
Silk
object: 203 x 262 mm frame: 486 x 384 x 25 mm
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Anni Albers
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1948.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: San Francisco, CA, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced before the operative period 1933–45. The work has a complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Design for wallhanging, 1925

X64721
Design for wallhanging

1925
on paper, unique
Gouache on paper
support: 335 x 265 mm frame: 575 x 422 x 35 mm
Museum of Modern Art, New York, Gift of the designer, 1951
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1951.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.

Anni Albers, Design for a silk tapestry, 1925

X68012
Design for a silk tapestry

1925
on paper, unique
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on off-white wove paper
support: 297 x 221 mm frame: 486 x 384 x 25 mm
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Anni Albers
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1948.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
Catalogue Raisonné:
Martin Filler, Nicholas Fox Weber, Josef and Anni Albers, Designs For Living, Merrell Publishers, New York, 2004, p.58
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.

Anni Albers, Design for a tapestry, 1925

X68013
Design for a tapestry

1925
on paper, unique
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on heavy cream wove paper
image: 173 x 110 mm support: 320 x 259 mm frame: 486 x 384 x 25 mm
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Anni Albers
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1948.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
Catalogue Raisonné:
Martin Filler, Nicholas Fox Weber, Josef and Anni Albers, Designs For Living, Merrell Publishers, New York, 2004, 2004, p.59
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.

Anni Albers, Design for a wallhanging, 1926

X66068
Design for a wallhanging

1926
on paper, unique
Gouache on paper
support: 308 x 222 mm frame: 568 x 416 x 26 mm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Gift of the designer, 1951
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1951.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
Catalogue Raisonné:
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.

Anni Albers, Preliminary design for a wallhanging, 1926

X66090
Preliminary design for a wallhanging

1926
on paper, unique
Gouache and pencil on paper
support: 254 x 203 mm frame: 575 x 422 x 35 mm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Gift of the designer, 1951
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1951.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.17
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.

Anni Albers, Design for a wallhanging, 1926

X66091
Design for a wallhanging

1926
on paper, unique
Gouache and pencil on paper
support: 356 x 292 mm frame: 578 x 422 x 32 mm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Gift of the designer, 1951
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1951.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.

Anni Albers, Sample of wall covering, c. 1928

X69237
Sample of wall covering

c. 1928
relief
Jute, twisted paper, and cellophane in basket weave
object: 158 x 120 mm frame: 486 x 384 x 25 mm
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Anni Albers
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1948.

Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany

This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.

Anni Albers, Sample of Wall Covering, c.1929

X69238
Sample of Wall Covering

c.1929
relief
Cellophane and cotton
object: 115 x 168 mm frame: 384 x 486 x 25 mm
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Anni Albers
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom given to Gunta Stolzl;
From whom acquired by Busch-Resinger Museum 1949.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has an incomplete provenance, however consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Anni Albers, Free-hanging room divider, c. 1948

X64705
Free-hanging room divider

c. 1948
relief
Walnet lath, dowels, and waxed-cotton harness-maker's thread
object: 3264 x 1080 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Gift of Anni Albers, 1970
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Asheville, NC, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.116
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Free-hanging room divider, 1949

X64731
Free-hanging room divider

1949
relief
Jute
object: 1537 x 864 mm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the designer, 1960
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1951.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Asheville, NC, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.116
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample, c.1949

X66072
Textile Sample

c.1949
relief
Linen, metallic thread
unconfirmed: 455 x 370 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.17
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Free-hanging room divider, c.1949

X66104
Free-hanging room divider

c.1949
relief
Jute and Lurex
object: 1346 x 863 mm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the designer, 1960
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1951.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Asheville, NC, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.117
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Untitled, 1950

X65542
Untitled

1950
relief
Cotton and bast
object: 648 x 381 mm frame: 797 x 549 x 31 mm
Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to John Cage, New York, NY;
From whom inherited by descent Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, New York, NY, 1992;
By whose estate consigned to Christie's auction, New York, NY, November 11, 2009, lot 170;
bought by Private Collection, TX, 2009;
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Lloyd E. Herman, The Woven and Graphic Art of Anni Albers, Smithsonian Books, Washington, D.C. 1985, illustrated p.94
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.49
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Bedspread for Harvard Graduate Center, 1950

X68511
Bedspread for Harvard Graduate Center

1950
relief
Linen and cotton
object: 2591 x 1416 mm
Courtesy of Cranbrook Art Museum
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom purchased by Cranbrook Art Museum, 1951.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Development in Rose II, 1952

X64693
Development in Rose II

1952
relief
Linen
object: 620 x 451 mm frame: 816 x 645 x 44 mm
The Art Institute of Chicago, Restricted gift of Laurance H. Armour, Jr. and Margot B. Armour Family Foundation, 1970.345
Provenance:
The artist;
from whom purchased by Laurance H. Armour Jr and Margot B. Armour Family Foundation;
By whom gifted to Art Institute of Chicago, 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Lloyd E. Herman, The Woven and Graphic Art of Anni Albers, Smithsonian Books, Washington, D.C. 1985, illustrated p.52
Anni Albers, On Weaving, Princeton University Press, reprinted 2017, plate 116
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Pictographic, 1953

X64699
Pictographic

1953
relief
Cotton and chenille
object: 457 x 1035 mm frame: 1156 x 572 x 64 mm
Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Stanley and Madalyn Rosen Fund, Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman Fund, Octavia W. Bates Fund, Emma S. Fechimer Fund, and William C. Yawkey Fund
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom purchased by Detroit Institute of Arts, 1979.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: Signed, embroidered, lower right corner: AA
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Lloyd E. Herman, The Woven and Graphic Art of Anni Albers, Smithsonian Books, Washington, D.C. 1985, illustrated p.50
Anni Albers: On Weaving, Princeton University Press, reprinted 2017, plate 117
Anni Albers, Pictorial Weaving, The New Gallery, Charles Hayden Memorial Library, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1959
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Thickly Settled, 1957

X64735
Thickly Settled

1957
relief
Cotton and jute
object: 787 x 619 mm frame: 930 x 756 x 32 mm
Yale University Art Gallery, Director's Purchase Fund
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom purchased by the Yale University Art Gallery, 1972.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Lloyd E. Herman, The Woven and Graphic Art of Anni Albers, Smithsonian Books, Washington, D.C. 1985, illustrated p.45
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.52
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Northwesterly, 1957

X66069
Northwesterly

1957
relief
Cotton, rayon and acrylic
object: 388 x 590 mm frame: 613 x 819 x 43 mm
The Art Institute of Chicago, Maurice D. Galleher Endowment, 1970.346
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom purchased by Art Institute of Chicago, 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Lloyd E. Herman, The Woven and Graphic Art of Anni Albers, Smithsonian Books, Washington, D.C. 1985, illustrated p.95
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, South of the Border, 1958

X64694
South of the Border

1958
relief
Cotton and wool
object: 105 x 387 mm frame: 298 x 572 x 44 mm
The Baltimore Museum of Art: Decorative Arts Fund, and Contemporary Crafts Fund; BMA 1959.91
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom purchased by The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1959.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Lloyd E. Herman, The Woven and Graphic Art of Anni Albers, Smithsonian Books, Washington, D.C. 1985, illustrated p.48
Liesbrock H., Anni and Josef Albers: Latin American Journeys, Hatje Cantz, Stuttgart, Germany, 2007, illustrated p.87
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.54
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Pasture, 1958

X64706
Pasture

1958
relief
Cotton
object: 356 x 394 mm frame: 576 x 575 x 38 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1969
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Lloyd E. Herman, The Woven and Graphic Art of Anni Albers, Smithsonian Books, Washington, USA, 1985, illustrated p.46
Anni Albers, On Weaving, Princeton University Press, reprinted 2017, plate 119
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.55
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Dotted, 1959

X68683
Dotted

1959
relief
Wool
object: 603 x 279 mm
Museum of Fine Arts Boston. The Daphne Farago Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom acquired by Edgar Kaufmann, Jr;
By whom gifted to Ralph Bettelheim and Mildred Constantine (Mrs Ralph Bettelheim), New York in 1973 (Published in Beyond Craft: The Art of Fabric, as in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bettelheim. In a 1979 letter preserved in the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Mildred Constantine wrote to Anni Albers that she had received the weaving as a gift from Edgar Kaufmann, Jr.);
From whom sold to Donna Schneier Fine Arts, Palm Beach, FL; Bought by Daphne Farago, Little compton, RI in May 1992;
By whom gifted to Museum of Fine Arts, 2013.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Anni Albers, On Weaving, Princeton University Press, reprinted 2017, plate 122
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Textile Sample, c.1960

X66071
Textile Sample

c.1960
relief
Linen
unconfirmed: 900 x 1330 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Anni Albers, 1970 1970.75.16
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Intersecting, 1962

X64702
Intersecting

1962
relief
Cotton and rayon
object: 400 x 419 mm frame: 580 x 580 x 40 mm
Josef Albers Museum Quadrat Bottrop
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom purchased by Katherine and Nicholas Weber in 1972;
From whom purchased by Waddington Custot 2013;
From whom bought by Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop 2013
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.60
Lloyd E. Herman, The Woven and Graphic Art of Anni Albers, Smithsonian Books, Washington, USA, 1985, illustrated p.53
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Under Way, 1963

X64700
Under Way

1963
relief
Cotton, linen and wool
object: 738 x 613 mm
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom acquired by Joseph H. Hirshhorn in 1973;
By whom bequeathed to Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1981.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Liesbrock H., Anni and Josef Albers: Latin American Journeys, Hatje Cantz, Stuttgart, Germany, 2007, illustrated p.82
Anni Albers, On Weaving, Princeton University Press, reprinted 2017, plate 124
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.61
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Sunny, 1965

X64697
Sunny

1965
relief
Cotton and linen
object: 127 x 432 mm frame: 457 x 584 mm
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Corcoran Collection (Gift of Olga Hirshhorn), 2015.19.4093
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom purchased by Olga Hirshhorn, Washington;
By whom gifted to Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 2004;
From whom acquired by the National Gallery of Art, 2015.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers, Black White Yellow, 1926/1965

X65523
Black White Yellow

1926/1965
relief
Cotton and silk
object: 2038 x 1203 mm
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Everfast Fabrics Inc. and Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1969 69.134
Provenance:
The artist;
By whom gifted to Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Zurich, Switzerland
Catalogue Raisonné:
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.

Anni Albers, Six Prayers, 1966-1967

X64701
Six Prayers

1966-1967
relief
Cotton, linen, bast and silver thread
object: 1861 x 2972 mm
The Jewish Museum, New York, Gift of the Albert A. List Family, JM 149-72.1-6
Provenance:
The artist as commission for the Albert A. List Family for the Jewish Museum in 1965-66 to commemorate the 6 million victims of the Nazi Holocaust;
Who donated to the Jewish Museum, 1972.
Nationality of artist: German-American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: New Haven, CT, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Lloyd E. Herman, The Woven and Graphic Art of Anni Albers, Smithsonian Books, Washington, D.C. 1985, illustrated black&white p.30
Anni Albers: On Weaving, Princeton University Press, reprinted 2017, illustrated p. 224
Weber N. and Ashbaghi P., Anni Albers, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1999, illustrated p.62
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers
(1899-1994, born: Berlin, died: Orange, active: New Haven)
Inge Brouard Brown

Anni Albers and Inge Brouard Brown, Vicara Rug I, 1959

X67321
Vicara Rug I

1959
relief
Vicara, wool and cotton
object: 1530 x 1016 mm
Neues Museum Nuremberg. On loan from the City of Nuremberg
Provenance:
The artist; From whom acquired by Stadt Nürnberg, 1971; On permanent loan to Neues Museum Nürnberg since 1998.
Nationality of artist: German-American, American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Bedford, NY, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Lloyd E. Herman, The Woven and Graphic Art of Anni Albers, Smithsonian Books, Washington, USA, 1985, illustrated p.83
Anni Albers, On Weaving, Princeton University Press, reprinted 2017, plate 121
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers and Inge Brouard Brown, Vicara Rug II, 1959

X67322
Vicara Rug II

1959
relief
Wool and cotton
object: 1530 x 1000 mm
Neues Museum Nuremberg. On loan from the City of Nuremberg
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom acquired by Stadt Nürnberg, 1971;
On permanent loan to Neues Museum Nürnberg since 1998.
Nationality of artist: German-American, American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Bedford, NY, United States
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers
(1899-1994, born: Berlin, died: Orange, active: New Haven)
Gloria Finn

Anni Albers and Gloria Finn, Rug, 1959

X70782
Rug

1959
relief
Nylon
object: 1219 x 1664 mm
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University,. Gift of Laurel Vlock, Class of 1948, and Jim Vlock, Class of 1947, MBA 1948
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom purchased by Jim Vlock and Laurel Vlock 1965/1966 [1992 letter from Jay Vlock to the Johnson Museum, cc: the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation];
By whom gifted to Cornell University for the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 1992.
Nationality of artist: German-American
British
Identifying marks: Labeled on verso in ink: Anni Albers / 1959 / exec. Gloria Finn
Place of Manufacture: Washington, DC, United States
Catalogue Raisonné:
Lloyd E. Herman, The Woven and Graphic Art of Anni Albers, Smithsonian Books, Washington, USA, 1985, illustrated p.83
Power K. and Creeley R., Black Mountain College, Experiment in Art, The MIT Press, Cambridge, USA, 2002, illustrated p.29
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Anni Albers
(1899-1994, born: Berlin, died: Orange, active: New Haven)
Gunta Stölz
(1897-1983)

Anni Albers and Gunta Stölz, Wallhanging, 1927/1964

X67320
Wallhanging

[Wandbehang (Schwarz-Weiß)] 1927/1964
relief
Cotton and silk
object: 1480 x 1215 mm
Neues Museum Nuremberg. On loan from the City of Nuremberg
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom acquired by Stadt Nürnberg, 1970;
On permanent loan to Neues Museum Nürnberg since 1998.
Nationality of artist: German-American, German
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Zurich, Switzerland
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Jean Arp (Hans Arp)
(1886-1966, born: Strasburg, died: Basel)
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
(1889-1943)

Jean Arp (Hans Arp) and Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Un mesure d'un conte de fée, 1917/1926

X70061
Un mesure d'un conte de fée

1917/1926
relief
Wool
object: 100 x 235 mm
Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck
Provenance:
The artist;

Purchased by the state of Rhineland-Palatinate on 1 September 1998
Nationality of artist: French-German
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Zurich TBC
Catalogue Raisonné:
Anni Albers, On Weaving, Middletown CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1965, illustrated plate 108
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has an incomplete provenance, however consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Ruth Asawa
(1926 - 2013)

Ruth Asawa, BMC Stamp (SF.019), c.1950

X71706
BMC Stamp (SF.019)

c.1950
on paper, unique
Ink on newsprint
support: 558 x 356 mm frame: 762 x 619 x 35 mm
The Asawa Family Collection, Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London/Hong Kong
Provenance:
The artist;
From whom acquired by descent (artist's estate).
Nationality of artist: American
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Asheville, NC, United States
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45.

Léna Meyer-Bergner

Léna Meyer-Bergner, Watercolor design for weaving, n.d.

X71648
Watercolor design for weaving

n.d.
on paper, unique
Watercolour on paper
361 x 191 (sheet) 281 x 175 (image)
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Provenance:
The artist;
...
Acquired by Jürgen Holstein Antiquaria, Berlin;
From whom acquired by Getty Research Institute, 1985.
Nationality of artist: German
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
This work in undated and is assumed to have been produced before the operative period 1933–45. The work has an incomplete provenance, however consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Léna Meyer-Bergner, Watercolor design for weaving, n.d.

X71650
Watercolor design for weaving

n.d.
on paper, unique
Watercolour on paper
361 x 191 (sheet) 281 x 175 (image)
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Provenance:
The artist;
...
Acquired by Jürgen Holstein Antiquaria, Berlin;
From whom acquired by Getty Research Institute, 1985.
Nationality of artist: German
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
This work in undated and is assumed to have been produced before the operative period 1933–45. The work has an incomplete provenance, however consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Unknown Photographer

Unknown Photographer, Photograph of Textile, nd

X69235
Photograph of Textile

nd
on paper, print
Photograph; gelatin silver print on paper, mounted on paper
image: 121 x 162 mm mount: 170 x 305 mm frame: 486 x 384 x 25 mm
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Anni Albers
Provenance:
Wootten-Moulten Photography Studio, Chapel Hill, N.C.;
Commissioned and acquired by Anni Albers (date unknown);
By whom presented to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1948
Nationality of artist: Unknown
Identifying marks: Label on bottom edge: Anni Albers 1927, Yard Material, Silk, Double weave; Label on right side of print: For copies of this Order No. A 24756 Wootten-Moulton Chapel Hill, N.C.
Place of Manufacture: North Carolina, USA
Catalogue Raisonné:
This work is undated and is assumed to have been produced during the operative period 1933–45. The work has a complete provenance and consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Unknown Photographer, Silk Curtains for "Theatercafe, Dessau" by Anni Albers, c. 1928

X69236
Silk Curtains for "Theatercafe, Dessau" by Anni Albers

c. 1928
on paper, print
Photograph; gelatin silver print on paper, mounted on paper
image: 92 x 172 mm mount: 170 x 305 mm frame: 384 x 486 x 25 mm
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Anni Albers
Provenance:
The artist;
Acquired by Anni Albers c.1928;
By whom presented to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1948
Nationality of artist: Unknown
Identifying marks: Label on bottom edge: Anni Albers 1928, Curtains, "Theatercafé", Dessau, Silk
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has an incomplete provenance, however consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Unidentified students, Bauhaus

Unidentified students, Bauhaus, Fabric/weaving swatches, page 1, n.d.

X71653
Fabric/weaving swatches, page 1

n.d.
on paper, unique
Mixed material on paper
299 x 210 (sheet)
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California
Provenance:
The artist;
...
Acquired by Jürgen Holstein Antiquaria, Berlin;
From whom acquired by Getty Research Institute, 1985.
Nationality of artist: Unknown
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
This work in undated and is assumed to have been produced before the operative period 1933–45. The work has an incomplete provenance, however consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Unidentified students, Bauhaus, Fabric/weaving swatches, page 2, n.d.

X71654
Fabric/weaving swatches, page 2

n.d.
on paper, unique
Mixed material on paper
295 x 210 (sheet)
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California
Provenance:
The artist;
...
Acquired by Jürgen Holstein Antiquaria, Berlin;
From whom acquired by Getty Research Institute, 1985.
Nationality of artist: Unknown
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
This work in undated and is assumed to have been produced before the operative period 1933–45. The work has an incomplete provenance, however consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Unidentified students, Bauhaus, Fabric/weaving swatches, page 3, n.d.

X71655
Fabric/weaving swatches, page 3

n.d.
on paper, unique
Mixed material on paper
298 x 209 (sheet)
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California
Provenance:
The artist;
...
Acquired by Jürgen Holstein Antiquaria, Berlin;
From whom acquired by Getty Research Institute, 1985.
Nationality of artist: Unknown
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
This work in undated and is assumed to have been produced before the operative period 1933–45. The work has an incomplete provenance, however consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Unidentified students, Bauhaus, Fabric/weaving swatches, page 4, n.d.

X71656
Fabric/weaving swatches, page 4

n.d.
on paper, unique
Mixed material on paper
295 x 210 (sheet)
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California
Provenance:
The artist;
...
Acquired by Jürgen Holstein Antiquaria, Berlin;
From whom acquired by Getty Research Institute, 1985.
Nationality of artist: Unknown
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
This work in undated and is assumed to have been produced before the operative period 1933–45. The work has an incomplete provenance, however consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Unidentified students, Bauhaus, Fabric/weaving swatches, page 5, n.d.

X71657
Fabric/weaving swatches, page 5

n.d.
on paper, unique
Mixed material on paper
297 x 209 (sheet)
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California
Provenance:
The artist;
...
Acquired by Jürgen Holstein Antiquaria, Berlin;
From whom acquired by Getty Research Institute, 1985.
Nationality of artist: Unknown
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
This work in undated and is assumed to have been produced before the operative period 1933–45. The work has an incomplete provenance, however consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Unidentified students, Bauhaus, Fabric/weaving swatches, page 6, n.d.

X71658
Fabric/weaving swatches, page 6

n.d.
on paper, unique
Mixed material on paper
294 x 210 (sheet)
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California
Provenance:
The artist;
...
Acquired by Jürgen Holstein Antiquaria, Berlin;
From whom acquired by Getty Research Institute, 1985.
Nationality of artist: Unknown
Identifying marks: none or not recorded
Place of Manufacture: Dessau, Germany
This work in undated and is assumed to have been produced before the operative period 1933–45. The work has an incomplete provenance, however consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Magic Realism

Tate Modern (London, UK) from 30 Jul 2018 until 14 Jul 2019.

Max Beckmann
(1884-1950, born: Leipzig, died: New York, active: Frankfurt, Berlin, Amsterdam, Saint Louis, New York)

Max Beckmann, Frau Ullstein (Portrait of a Woman), 1920

X68291
Frau Ullstein (Portrait of a Woman)

[Frau Ullstein (Porträt einer Frau)] 1920
on paper, unique
Graphite on paper
support: 330 x 238 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Hauswedell & Nolte, 27 May 1997, lot 743;
Sammlung Wolf Uecker;
Villa Grisebach, 27 May 2000, lot 172;
Private collection, New York;
Gagosian Gallery, New York;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed and dated in pencil, ‘Beckmann 27.6.20’ (lower left); inscribed (by another hand?) ‘For Frau Ullstein’ on the reverse.
Place of manufacture: ?Frankfurt/Berlin

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Max Beckmann, Anni (Girl with Fan), 1942

X68323
Anni (Girl with Fan)

[Anni (Mädchen mit Fächer)] 1942
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 846 x 445 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist’s studio, Amsterdam;
Galerie Buccholz (according to the artist’s list 1942);
Galerie Otto Stangl, Munich;
Langen Collection, Germany (c.1954);
Villa Grisebach, 2005;
Private collection, southern Germany;
Galerie Thomas, Munich;
From whom acquired by the present owner in 2013.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed and dated ‘A 42’ (upper right); with the artist’s name stamp on the reverse.
Place of manufacture: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Max Beckmann catalogue raisonné number 597

This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Richard Biringer
(1877 - 1947)

Richard Biringer, Krupp Works, Engers am Rhein, 1925

X68301
Krupp Works, Engers am Rhein

[Krupp-Werke Engers am Rhein] 1925
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 675 x 495 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
the artist;
Private collection, south Germany;
Ketterer, Munich, 3 December 2008, lot 8;
From which acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed ‘R. Biringer’ (lower middle); titled and inscribed by hand ‘F. Biringer Ffm Höchst’ on the stretcher.
Place of manufacture: Engers/Frankfurt, Germany

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Albert Birkle
(1900 - 1986)

Albert Birkle, The Acrobat Schulz V, 1921

X68292
The Acrobat Schulz V

[Der Akrobat Schulz V] 1921
on paper, unique
Tempera and chalk on paper mounted on cardboard
support: 704 x 500 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Neue Münchner Galerie;
Private collection, USA;
Ketterer, Munich, 5 December 2006, lot 146;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German-Austrian
Identifying marks: signed ‘A. Birkle’ and dated ‘1921’ (upper right), signed ‘A. Birkle’ lower left; inscribed probably by the artist ‘Albert Birkle Der Akrobat Schulz 1921’ on the reverse.
Place of manufacture: Berlin, Germany

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Albert Birkle, The Hermit, 1921

X68324
The Hermit

[Die Eremit] 1921
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 910 x 605 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Private collection, Austria;
Im Kinsky, Vienna, 14 October 2008, lot 379;
From which acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German-Austrian
Identifying marks: none
Place of manufacture: Berlin, Germany

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Albert Birkle, Crucifixion, 1921

X68325
Crucifixion

[Kreuzigung] 1921
painting
Oil paint on board
support: 920 x 607 mm frame: 1130 x 810 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1977;
Collection Joseph Hierling, Tutzing, Germany;
Sold Im Kinsky, Vienna, 9 November 2010, lot 63;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German-Austrian
Identifying marks: signed ‘A. Birkle’ and dated ‘1921’ with two stamps from the estate of Joseph Hierling, inscribed ‘JOSEPH HIERLING / 8000 MÜNCHEN 40. GEORGENSTR. 62A’ and a label inscribed ‘Albert Birkle (1900 - 1986) / Kreuzigung 1921 / Öl / Platte 90 x 59 cm / SAMMLUNG JOSEPH HIERLING TUTZING’ on the reverse.
Place of manufacture: Berlin, Germany

This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Albert Birkle, Passau, 1925

X68300
Passau

1925
painting
Oil paint on hardboard
support: 510 x 710 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Kunsthaus Lempertz, 1 June 1996, lot 585;
Private collection, Upper Austria;
Sold Im Kinsky, Vienna, 20 November 2007, lot 168;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German-Austrian
Identifying marks: signed ‘A. Birkle’ (lower left)
Place of manufacture: Berlin, Germany

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Heinrich Campendonk
(1889 - 1957)

Heinrich Campendonk, The Rider II, 1919

X68264
The Rider II

[Der Reiter II] 1919
on paper, unique
Watercolour on paper mounted on cardboard
support: 353 x 393 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
Artist until before 1933 (when Galerie Flechtheim is dissolved);
Galerie Flechtheim, Düsseldorf, before 1933 (when the gallery closed);
Galerie Gerd Rosen, Berlin, after 1945 (when it was founded);
Private collection Nordrhein-Westfalen (since 1953);
Offered Grisebach GmbH, 3 June 2005, lot. 00044 (bought in);
Galerie Utermann, Dortmund;
From whom acquired by the present owner in 2005.

Nationality of the artist: German-Dutch
Identifying marks: monogrammed and dated ‘C. Febr. 19’; titled ‘der Reiter II’ on the reverse
Place of manufacture: Seeshaupt, Germany (based on bio)
Catalogue raisonné number: -

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Heinrich Maria Davringhausen
(1894 - 1970)

Heinrich Maria Davringhausen, The Poet Däubler, 1917

X68262
The Poet Däubler

[Der Dichter Däubler] 1917
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 1810 x 1603 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist’s family, and thence by descent to the previous owner;
Sold Christie’s London, 6 February 2007, lot 79;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of artist: German
Identifying marks: signed ‘H.M.D.’ and dated ‘Berlin Januar 17’ on the reverse.
Place of Manufacture: Berlin, Germany

This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Prosper de Troyer
(1880 - 1961)

Prosper de Troyer, Erik Satie (The Prelude), 1925

X68318
Erik Satie (The Prelude)

[Erik Satie (Le prélude)] 1925
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 2100 x 1450 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
Private collection of the De Troyer family, Uytterhoeven;
Art trade South Germany (1999);
Private collection, Spain;
Ketterer, Munich, 19 June 2009, lot 272;
From which acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: Belgian
Identifying marks: signed ‘P. de TROYER’ and dated ‘1925’ (lower left)
Place of manufacture: Belgium

This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Harry Heinrich Deierling
(1894-1989)

Harry Heinrich Deierling, The Gardener, 1920

X68265
The Gardener

[Der Gärtner] 1920
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 1870 x 1195 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Estate of Peter Hopf, Berlin;
Villa Grisebach, Berlin, 1 December 2006, lot 1642;
From which acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed and dated ‘H. Deierling / 20’ (lower right); signed, located and titled with black pencil ‘Deierling, Berlin (Der Gärtner)’ on the reverse.
Place of manufacture: Berlin, Germany

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Rudolf Dischinger
(1904 - 1988)

Rudolf Dischinger, Backyard Balcony, 1935

X68313
Backyard Balcony

[Hinterhaus-Balkon] 1935
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 580 x 500 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
New York; Ubu Gallery;
From whom acquired by the present owner on 30 March 2009;
Offered at sale ‘A Prominent 20th Century European Collection Session II’, Tajan, 9 December 2015, lot 137.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed and dated on recto/ signed, titled and dated on verso
Place of manufacture: Freiburg im Bresigau, Germany

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Otto Dix
(1891-1969)

Otto Dix, Portrait of Bruno Alexander Roscher, 1915

X68261
Portrait of Bruno Alexander Roscher

[Bildnis Bruno Alexander Roscher] 1915
painting
Oil paint on board
support: 670 x 505 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
Artist until 1915 (was commissioned to produce the work);
Private collection, Dresden (collection of the sitter, Bruno Alexander Roscher?);
Neumeister, November 1992, lot 94;
Dresden, November 1994;
Sotheby's London; 9 December 1997, lot 33, ill. p. 134 (bought in);
Hampel, Munich, 4 December 2009, lot 742;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed ‘Dix’, dated ‘1915’ (lower left)
Place of manufacture: Dresden

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Otto Dix, Butcher Shop, 1920

X68268
Butcher Shop

[Fleischerladen] 1920
on paper, print
Etching, drypoint on paper
support: 495 x 338 mm plate: 295 x 258 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed and dated 'Dix 20' (lower right) and titled 'Fleischerladen' (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, Billiard Players, 1920

X68273
Billiard Players

[Billardspieler] 1920
on paper, print
Etching, drypoint on paper
support: 340 x 488 mm plate: 225 x 333 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Dix' (lower right), inscribed '10/20' (lower left) and titled 'Billiardspieler' (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, Sailor and Girl, 1920

X68274
Sailor and Girl

[Matrose und Mädchen] 1920
on paper, print
Etching, drypoint on paper
support: 487 x 342 mm plate: 300 x 248 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Dix' (lower right), inscribed '10/20' (lower left) and titled 'Matrose und Mädchen' (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, Lust Murderer, 1920

X68275
Lust Murderer

[Lustmörder] 1920
on paper, print
Etching on paper
support: 490 x 341 mm plate: 300 x 257 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Dix' (lower right), inscribed 10/10' (lower left) and titled 'Lustmörder' (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, Sketch, 1922

X68278
Sketch

1922
on paper, print
Etching, drypoint on paper
support: 497 x 429 mm plate: 394 x 297 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Dix' (lower right), inscribed '20/50' (lower left) and titled 'Sketch' (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, Balancing Act, 1922

X68279
Balancing Act

[Balanceakt] 1922
on paper, print
Etching, drypoint on paper
support: 496 x 429 mm plate: 299 x 197 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Dix' (lower right), inscribed '20/50' (lower left) and titled 'Balanceakt' (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, Maud Arizona (Suleika, The Tattooed Wonder), 1922

X68280
Maud Arizona (Suleika, The Tattooed Wonder)

[Maud Arizona (Suleika, das tätowierte Wunder)] 1922
on paper, print
Etching, drypoint on paper
support: 498 x 428 mm plate: 299 x 198 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: title, date, edition number and signature on lower edge.
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, International Riding Act, 1922

X68281
International Riding Act

[Internationaler Reitakt] 1922
on paper, print
Etching, drypoint on paper
support: 496 x 431 mm plate: 399 x 298 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Dix 22' (lower right), inscribed '20/50' (lower left) and titled 'Internationaler Reitakt' (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, American Riding Act, 1922

X68282
American Riding Act

[Amerikanischer Reitakt] 1922
on paper, print
Etching, drypoint on paper
support: 497 x 429 mm plate: 347 x 309 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Dix' (lower right), inscribed '20/50' (lower left) and titled 'Amerikanischer Reitakt' (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, Technical Personnel, 1922

X68283
Technical Personnel

[Technisches Personal] 1922
on paper, print
Etching, drypoint on paper
support: 497 x 426 mm plate: 300 x 198 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Dix' (lower right), inscribed '20/50' (lower left) and titled 'Technisches Personnel' (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, Lili, The Queen of the Air, 1922

X68284
Lili, The Queen of the Air

[Lili, die Königin der Luft] 1922
on paper, print
Etching, drypoint on paper
support: 497 x 428 mm plate: 299 x 198 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Dix 22' (lower right), inscribed '20/50' (lower left) and titled 'Lili' (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, Tamer, 1922

X68285
Tamer

[Dompteuse] 1922
on paper, print
Etching, drypoint on paper
support: 496 x 429 mm plate: 399 x 297 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Dix 22' (lower right), inscribed '20/50' (lower left) and titled 'Dompteuse' (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, Performers, 1922

X68286
Performers

[Artisten] 1922
on paper, print
Etching, drypoint on paper
support: 492 x 340 mm plate: 299 x 258 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Dix' (lower right) and titled (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, Lust Murder, 1922

X68293
Lust Murder

[Lustmord] 1922
on paper, unique
Watercolour, ink and graphite on paper
support: 485 x 365 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Dix' (lower right), inscribed 10/10' (lower left) and titled 'Lustmörder' (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, Scorners of Death, 1922

X71345
Scorners of Death

[Die Verächter des Todes] 1922
on paper, print
Etching, drypoint on paper
support: 497 x 428 mm plate: 347 x 277 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Dix' (lower right), inscribed '6/50' (lower left) and titled 'Verächter des Todes' (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, Illusion Act, 1922

X71346
Illusion Act

[Illusionsakt] 1922
on paper, print
Etching, drypoint on paper
support: 495 x 429 mm plate: 300 x 257 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist until 1922;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until 2010;
Galerie Ritthaler, Hamburg;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Dix' (lower right), inscribed '20/50' (lower left) and titled 'Illusionsakt' (lower middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden/Berlin?


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Dix, Circus Scene (Riding Act), 1923

X69464
Circus Scene (Riding Act)

[Zirkusszene (Reitakt)] 1923
on paper, unique
Watercolour, pen and ink on paper
support: 381 x 276 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Galerie Nierendorf, Cologne;
Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills;
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 3-4 June 1959, lot 31;
From which acquired by a private collection;
Sotheby’s, New York, 4 November 1993, lot 211;
Private collection, (Milan/Miami);
Sotheby’s New York, 4 May 2005, lot 295;
Neumeister, Munich, 23 May 2012;
From which acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed and dated in pencil ‘Dix 23’ (lower right) and numbered below ‘244’; titled ‘Zirkusszene’ and number ‘50’ on the reverse.
Place of manufacture: Dresden

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Josef Eberz
(1880 - 1942)

Josef Eberz, Dancer (Beatrice Mariagraete), 1923

X68316
Dancer (Beatrice Mariagraete)

[Tänzerin (Beatrice Mariagraete)] 1923
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 1580 x 785 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Galerie Neue Kunst, Hans Goltz, Munich (with partly torn label on the stretcher);
Private collection, Northern Germany;
Ketterer Kunst, Munich, 12 June 2010, lot 17;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed and dated ‘J. EBERZ 23’ (lower left)
Place of manufacture: Munich

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Conrad Felixmüller
(1897 - 1977)

Conrad Felixmüller, Portrait of Ernst Buchholz, 1921

X70057
Portrait of Ernst Buchholz

[Bildnis Ernst Buchholz] 1921
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 900 x 750 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Estate of Dr Walt(h)er Ruck (died 1926), thence to his son Karlheinz Ruck (died 1997);
Fischer Kunsthandel & Edition, Berlin;
From whom acquired by the present owner in 2014.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed (upper right); signed, dated and number ‘Felixmüller 1921, Nr. 254’ on the reverse.
Place of manufacture: ?Dresden, Germany

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Conrad Felixmüller, The Beggar of Prachatice, 1924

X68299
The Beggar of Prachatice

[Der Bettler von Prachatitz] 1924
on paper, unique
Watercolour, gouache and graphite on paper
support: 500 x 645 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Dr Heinrich Scherlag, Dresden (acquired directly from the artist);
Alice Hagängen, Sweden;
Ketterer, Munich, 4 December 2010, lot 68;
From which acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed and dated (upper right); signed, dated, titled and inscribed ‘Neumann & Nierendorf’ on the reverse.
Place of manufacture: ?Prachatice/Berlin


This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Otto Griebel
(1895 - 1972)

Otto Griebel, Two Women, 1924

X68317
Two Women

[Zwei Frauen] 1924
on paper, unique
Watercolour on cardboard
support: 638 x 450 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Gallery Köhl, Dresden;
Acquired from the above by a private collection, Wiesbaden, 1960s;
Ketterer, Munich, 24 April 2010, lot 434;
From which acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed ‘Otto Griebl’, dated ‘1924’, titled ‘Zwei Frauen’ (lower right) and with inscription ‘1920’ (lower right corner); with another inscription ‘GLA 73006’ on the reverse.
Place of manufacture: ?Dresden

Authenticity confirmed by Matthias Griebel, letter dated 11 February 2010 (information provided by present owner)
This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Carl Grossberg
(1894 - 1940)

Carl Grossberg, Rokin (Rokin Street, Amsterdam), 1925

X68302
Rokin (Rokin Street, Amsterdam)

1925
painting
Tempera on panel
support: 505 x 603 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Ubu Gallery, New York;
From whom acquired by the present owner in 2009.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed and dated ‘CARL GROSSBERG 1926’ (lower left); signed, titled and dates ‘Amsterdam 1925/26’ on the reverse.
Place of manufacture: Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

George Grosz
(1893-1959, born: Berlin, died: Berlin)

George Grosz, Self-Portrait with Model in the Studio, 1930-1937

X68296
Self-Portrait with Model in the Studio

[Selbstbildnis mit Modell im Atelier] 1930-1937
on paper, unique
Watercolour, gouache, pen and ink on paper
support: 505 x 440 mm frame: 800 x 730 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
Studio of the artist, Berlin, in 1930;
Studio of the artist, Douglaston, Long Island, in 1937;
Private collection, New York;
Galerie Thomas, Munich;
From whom acquired by the present owner in 2009.

Nationality of the artist: German-American
Identifying marks: signed twice ‘GROSZ’ and dated ‘30’ and ‘37’ (lower right).
Place of manufacture: Berlin, Germany.

To be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of Grosz’s works on paper, prepared by Ralph Jentsch, administrator for the artist’s Estate.
This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Hans Grundig
(1901 - 1958)

Hans Grundig, Girl with Pink Hat, 1925

X68303
Girl with Pink Hat

[Mädchen mit rosa Hut] 1925
painting
Oil paint on cardboard
support: 704 x 500 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
Lea Grundig, Dresden, by descent circa 1972;
Villa Grisebach, Berlin, 27 November 2009, lot 26;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed and dated 'GRUNDIG 25' (lower left)
Place of manufacture: ?Dresden
This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Lea Grundig
(1906 - 1977)

Lea Grundig, Into the Abyss, 1943

X68328
Into the Abyss

[In den Abgrund] 1943
on paper, unique
Pen and ink on cardboard
support: 440 x 560 mm frame: 713 x 818 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Private Collection John Phillips, photo journalist for Life Magazine, during the 1940s, he spent a longer period of time in Palestine as a war correspondent;
Galerie St. Etienne, New York;
Ketterer, Munich, 22 October 2010, lot 15;
Acquired from the above by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'LEA GRUNDIG', dated '1943' (lower right) and barely legibly inscribed (middle right).
Place of manufacture: Israel

This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Herbert Gurschner
(1901-1975, born: Innsbruck)

Herbert Gurschner, Triumph of Death, 1927

X68326
Triumph of Death

[Triumph des Todes] 1927
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 1090 x 895 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Kunsthandel Widder, Vienna;
Acquired directly from the above in 2006.

Nationality of the artist: Austrian-British
Identifying marks: none

This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Herbert Gurschner, Bean Ingram, 1928

X68306
Bean Ingram

1928
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 1070 x 675 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Bonhams, London, 29 November 1995, lot 106;
Im Kinsky, Vienna, 16 May 2006, lot 117
Acquired directly from the above

Nationality of the artist: Austrian-British
Identifying marks: signed 'Herbert Gurschner' and inscribed 'Bean Ingram habe ich gemalt 1928 mit einer Maske weil das leben verlangt Masken' (lower right); with a label 'Herbert Gurschner Tyrol 43' on the reverse

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Herbert Gurschner, Lazarus (The Workers), 1928

X68327
Lazarus (The Workers)

[Lazarus (Die Arbeiter)] 1928
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 920 x 690 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The estate of the artist
Kunsthandel Widder, Vienna
Acquired directly from the above in 2006

Nationality of the artist: Austrian-British
Identifying marks: signed 'Gurschner' (lower left corner)

This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Herbert Gurschner, Japanese Lady, 1932

X68310
Japanese Lady

[Japanische Dame] 1932
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 870 x 610 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The estate of the artist
Kunsthandel Widder, Vienna
Acquired directly from the above in 2006

Nationality of the artist: Austrian-British
Identifying marks: signed 'Gurschner' (lower left)

This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

August Heitmüller
(1873 - 1935)

August Heitmüller, Self-Portrait, 1926

X68314
Self-Portrait

[Selbstbildnis] 1926
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 900 x 705 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Villa Grisebach, Berlin, 29 November 2008, lot 224
Acquired directly from the above

Nationality of the artist:
Identifying mark: signed and dated 'HEITMÜLLER 1926' (upper right)
Place of manufacture: unknown

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Karl Otto Hy
(1904 - 1992)

Karl Otto Hy, Anna, 1932

X68311
Anna

1932
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 950 x 675 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Private Collection, Hesse;
Ketterer, Munich, 3 December 2008, lot 43;
Acquired directly from the above.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'K.O. HY' and dated '32' (lower right); titled on the reverse; signed, inscribed and with the address on the stretcher.
Place of manufacture: Wiesbaden, Germany

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Alexander Kanoldt
(1881 - 1939)

Alexander Kanoldt, Monastery Chapel of Säben, 1920

X70056
Monastery Chapel of Säben

[Kapelle in Südtirol] 1920
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 350 x 290 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Collection Franz Friedrich Kästner, Erfurt
Private Collection, South Germany
Ketterer, Munich, 28 April 2009, lot 441
Acquired directly from the above.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Kanoldt', dated '1920' (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed 'XXI No. 137' on the stretcher.
Place of manufacture: ?Munich

To be included in forthcoming catalogue raisonné, compiled by Dr Michael Koch.

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Jeanne Mammen
(1890 - 1976)

Jeanne Mammen, Boring Dolls, 1929

X68320
Boring Dolls

[Langweilige Puppen] 1929
on paper, unique
Watercolour and graphite on paper mounted on cardboard
support: 384 x 286 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Galerie Brockstedt, Hamburg
Gallery La Boétie, New York
Hauswedell and Nolte, Hamburg
Marvin and Janet Fishman Collection, Milwaukee
Private collection, Spain
Villa Grisebach, Berlin, 27 November 2009, lot 28
Acquired directly from the above

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'J. Mammen' (upper left), titled 'Langweilige Puppen' (on the cardboard lower left); several exhibition labels on the reverse.
Place of manufacture: Berlin
This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Jeanne Mammen, At the Shooting Gallery, 1929

X68321
At the Shooting Gallery

[An der Schießbude] 1929
on paper, unique
Watercolour and graphite on vellum
support: 445 x 360 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Galerie Brockstedt, Hamburg
Private Collection, Munich
Ketterer Kunst, Auktion 207, Munich 4 December 1995, Lot 89
Marvin and Janet Fishman Collection, Milwaukee
Karl & Faber, Munich, 28 October 2010, lot 101
Acquired directly from the above

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'J. Mammen' (upper left)
Place of manufacture: Berlin

This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Jeanne Mammen, Brüderstrasse (Free Room), 1930

X68322
Brüderstrasse (Free Room)

[Brüderstrasse (Zimmer frei)] 1930
on paper, unique
Watercolour, ink and graphite on vellum
support: 475 x 345 mm frame: 835 x 635 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Galerie Brockstedt, Hamburg
La Boetie Inc. (Helen Serger), New York
Christie´s London, Auktion 19 October 1997, Lot 239
Marvin and Janet Fishman Collection, Milwaukee
Karl & Faber, Munich, 28 October 2010, lot 102
Acquired directly from the above

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'J. Mammen' (lower right)
Place of manufacture: Berlin

This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Josef Mangold
(1884 - 1937)

Josef Mangold, Flower Still Life with Playing Card, N.D.

X68315
Flower Still Life with Playing Card

[Blumenstilleben mit Spielkarte] N.D.
painting
Oil paint on panel
support: 410 x 317 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Villa Grisebach, Berlin, 5 June 2010, lot 201
Acquired directly from the above

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'Jos. Mangold'
Place of manufacture: unknown

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Carlo Mense
(1886 - 1965)

Carlo Mense, Self-Portrait, 1918

X68263
Self-Portrait

[Selbstbildnis] 1918
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 457 x 343 mm frame: 660 x 545 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Van Ham, Cologne, Auction 31 May 2006, Lot 248
Galerie Berinson, Berlin
Acquired directly from the above in 2009

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'C. Mense' (lower right)
Place of manufacture:

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Carlo Mense, Portrait of Don Domenico, 1924

X68298
Portrait of Don Domenico

[Bildnis Don Domenico] 1924
painting
Oil paint on cardboard
support: 536 x 420 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Private Collection, South Germany;
Ketterer, Munich, 19 June 2009, lot 268;
Acquired directly from the above.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed 'C. MENSE' (lower right); signed, dated and titled 'Don Domenicho' on the reverse.
Place of manufacture: Munich, Germany

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Richard Müller
(1874 - 1954)

Richard Müller, In the Studio, 1926

X68304
In the Studio

[Im Atelier] 1926
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 1070 x 755 mm frame: 1250 x 940 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
Probably the estate of the artist
Private Collection, South Germany
Fischer, Lucerne, 15 June 2009, lot 46
Acquired directly from the above

Nationality of the artist: Austrian
Identifying marks: monogrammed 'R.M.' and dated '1926' (upper middle)
Place of manufacture: Dresden

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Sergius Pauser
(1896 - 1970)

Sergius Pauser, Self-Portrait with Mask, 1926

X68319
Self-Portrait with Mask

[Selbstbildnis mit Maske] 1926
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 600 x 730 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
Private property, USA
Private property, Schütz
Schütz, Vienna
Acquired directly from the above in 2008

Nationality of artist: Austrian
Identifying marks: signed 'Sergius Pauser' (lower left)
Place of manufacture: ?Waidhofen/Vienna

Pauser catalogue raisonné number 116
This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Franz Radziwill
(1895 - 1983)

Franz Radziwill, Conversation About a Paragraph, 1929/1960

X68307
Conversation About a Paragraph

[Gespräch über einen Paragraphen] 1929/1960
painting
Oil paint on canvas laid on wood
support: 793 x 1010 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Galleria del Levante, Milan/Munich; [which seemed to be particularly active in 1960s?]
Private collection, Modena;
Ketterer, Munich, 4 June 2011, lot 62;
From which acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed and dated ‘Fr. Radziwill 29’ (lower right); numbered ‘102’ on the reverse.
Place of manufacture: ?Berlin and Dangast

This work was completed after the operative period 1933-45.

Christian Schad
(1894-1982, born: Miesbach, died: Stuttgart)

Christian Schad, Prof. Holzmeister, 1926

X68295
Prof. Holzmeister

1926
on paper, unique
Charcoal on paper
support: 542 x 400 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Kunstkabinett G.A. Richter, Stuttgart, by 1974;
Dorotheum Vienna, 25 May 2000;
Christie’s London, 16 June 2007, lot 175
Im Kinsky, Vienna, 23 June 2009, lot 6;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed ‘SCHAD’ and dated ‘(19)26’ (lower right); titled ‘Prof. Holzmeister’ and dated ‘Wien 1926’ with pencil by the hand of the artist on the reverse.
Place of manufacture: Vienna, Austria.

Authenticated by G.A. Richter from the Christian Schad Archive


This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Josef Scharl
(1896 - 1954)

Josef Scharl, Conference / The Group, 1927

X68305
Conference / The Group

[Konferenz / Die Gruppe] 1927
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 810 x 645 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, until at least 1964;
Villa Grisebach, Berlin, 29 November 2008, lot 213;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German-American
Identifying marks: signed and dated ‘Jos. Scharl 1927’
Place of manufacture: Munich [based on bio]
*Exhibited in monographic exhibition in the rooms of the German Artist Association, Munich, in 1929.

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Otto Rudolf Schatz
(1900 - 1961)

Otto Rudolf Schatz, Moon Women, 1930

X68308
Moon Women

[Mondfrauen] 1930
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 1915 x 1110 mm frame: 1955 x 1150 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Private collection of Prof. Dr. Wilfried Daim;
Im Kinsky, Vienna, 20 November 2007, lot 59;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: Austrian
Identifying marks: monogrammed ‘ORS’ and dated ‘30’ (lower right)
Place of manufacture: Vienna, Austria

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Rudolf Schlichter
(1890 - 1955)

Rudolf Schlichter, The Artist with Two Hanged Women, 1924

X68294
The Artist with Two Hanged Women

[Der Künstler mit zwei erhängten Frauen] 1924
on paper, unique
Watercolour and graphite on paper
support: 453 x 340 mm frame: 645 x 535 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Private collection, Karlsruhe;
Villa Grisebach Berlin, 26 November 2010, lot 42;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: verso: ‘Motion sketches of horses with riders’. Charcoal horizontal format.
Place of manufacture: Berlin

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Rudolf Schlichter, Lady with Red Scarf (Speedy with the Moon), 1933

X68312
Lady with Red Scarf (Speedy with the Moon)

[Frauenportrait (Speedy)] 1933
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 925 x 645 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
The artist;
Porro & C., Mailand, Auction 19 May 2009; lot 20
Fischer Kunsthandel, Berlin; (founded 1992)
Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin; (founded 1976)
Private collection, Germany; (Nannen collection??)
Galerie Thomas Schneider, Munich; (founded 1997)
From whom acquired by the present owner in 2012.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: signed ‘R. Schlichter’ (lower right), dated ‘1933’ (lower left)
Place of manufacture: Rottenburg, Germany

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Werner Schramm
(1898 - 1970)

Werner Schramm, Portrait of a Lady in front of the Pont des Arts, 1930

X68309
Portrait of a Lady in front of the Pont des Arts

[Damenbildnis vor der Pont des Arts] 1930
painting
Oil paint on panel
support: 810 x 610 mm frame: 1025 x 825 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
[Estate of the artist] until at least 1980:
Remmert und Barth, Düsseldorf; [founded 1980; preceding sales must have been after this time]
Fine Art Trade, Berlin;
Private collection, Germany, before 1997;
Galerie Thomas Schneider, Munich; [founded 1997; preceding sales must have been after this time]
From whom acquired by the present owner in 2012.

Nationality of the artist: German
Identifying marks: monogrammed ‘SW’ and dated ‘1930’ (lower right)
Place of manufacture: Paris [based on artist bio; lived in Meudon between 1926-31]
This work has a complete provenance for the period 1933-45.

Nicolai Wassilieff
(1901 - 1977)

Nicolai Wassilieff, Interior, 1923

X68297
Interior

[Innere] 1923
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 410 x 300 mm frame: 595 x 485 mm
The George Economou Collection
Provenance:
Artist until ??;
Ubu Berinson;
From whom acquired by the present owner in 2008.

Nationality of the artist: Russian (-German?)
Identifying marks: signed ‘N. Wassiljeff / Barotinsky’ (lower right)
Verso: ‘Tree’
Place of manufacture: unknown

This work has an incomplete provenance for the period 1933-45, but consultation of appropriate sources give no indication of unlawful taking.

Edward Burne-Jones

Tate Britain (London, UK) from 24 Oct 2018 until 24 Feb 2019.

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt
(1833-1898, born: Birmingham, died: London)

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt, The Wise and Foolish Virgins, c.1859

X64495
The Wise and Foolish Virgins

c.1859
on paper, unique
Pen and ink and grey wash
image: 455 x 605 mm
Private collection
Provenance:
Acquired from the artist by T.E. Plint; his sale, Christie's, March 7, 1862, lot 46; George Rae of Birkenhead; Sotheby's, November 5, 1974, lot 25 (bought by Christopher Gibbs for Sir Paul Getty); Sir Paul Getty, K.B.E.; his estate sale, Christie's, London, November 11, 2004, lot 8, where acquired by present owner.
Nationality of artist: British
Identifying marks: none
Place of manufacture: London, England
Catalogue Raisonné: Stephen Wildman and John Christian (eds.), Edward Burne-Jones: Victorian Artist-Dreamer, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1998, no.8, p.61.

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt, The Love Song (Le Chant d'Amour), 1865

X64427
The Love Song (Le Chant d'Amour)

1865
on paper, unique
Transparent and opaque watercolour on paper
support: 549 x 777 mm frame: 864 x 1095 mm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Bequest of Martin Brimmer
Provenance:
Sold by the artist to William Graham (b.1817 – d.1885), Glasgow; 3 April 1886, posthumous Graham sale, Christie’s, London, lot 153, to Edward Clifford (b. 1844 – d.1907), London. By 1887, Martin Brimmer (b. 1829 – d.1896), Boston; 1906, bequest of Martin Brimmer to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Nationality of artist: British
Identifying marks: Signed and dated lower left: EBJ 1865
Place of Manufacture: London, England.
Catalogue Raisonné: Stephen Wildman and John Christian (eds.), Edward Burne-Jones: Victorian Artist-Dreamer, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1998, no.30, p.98

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt, Baronne Madeleine Deslandes, 1895-1896

X64485
Baronne Madeleine Deslandes

1895-1896
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 1155 x 582 mm frame: 1375 x 812 x 52 mm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. Purchased with funds donated by Andrew Sisson, 2005
Provenance:
Commissioned by the sitter in 1894 and thence by descent; private collection, Paris, before 1983; with Agnew’s (dealer), London, 1983; collection of John Schaeffer, Sydney, 1983-2005; included in the sale of Important British and Irish Art, Christie’s, London, 23 November 2005, no.17, passed in; purchased from Christie’s, for the National Gallery of Victoria, 2005.
Nationality of artist: British
Identifying marks: Inscribed in grey paint on the lower left: E/BJ
Place of Manufacture: London, England
Catalogue Raisonné: Christie’s: Important British and Irish Art, auction catalogue, Christie’s, London, 23 November 2005

Fernand Léger: New Times, New Pleasures

Tate Liverpool (Liverpool, UK) from 23 Nov 2018 until 17 Mar 2019.

Fernand Léger
(1881-1955, born: Argentan, died: Gif-sur-Yvette)

Fernand Léger, Landscape No. 2, 1914

X71529
Landscape No. 2

[Paysage No. 2] 1914
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 810 x 1000 mm
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Moderne Kunst in der Pinakothek der Moderne München
Provenance:
Nationality of artist: French
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Markings on verso: inscribed "Paysage/N 2/F.LÉGER
Place of manufacture: Paris, France
Catalogue raisonné
Bauquier, Georges, Fernand Léger: catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint 1903-1919, Paris, Maeght Éditeur, 1995, no. 78, p. 145 as Paysage No. 2 (1914)
Provenance
The artist, Paris (1913; sold to Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris, in 1914);
Galerie Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris, 1914;
Sequestered Kahnweiler stock, 12 December 1914–1923;
Fourth Kahnweiler sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 8 May 1923, no. 304 sold as Paysage No. 2 81 x 100 cm to an unidentified bidder;
Collection Jacques Dubourg (d. 1981), Paris (possibly by June 1957 – 1961);
Acquired from the above in 1961 through Dr. Fritz Nathan und Dr. Peter Nathan, Zürich by Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen – Munich
This work was made before the operative period 1933-45. Its provenance during these years is not fully documented, however consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.
Lender’s address: Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen Barer Straße 29 80799 München, Germany

Fernand Léger, The Disc, 1918

X71521
The Disc

[Le Disque] 1918
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 650 x 540 mm frame: 930 x 800 x 70 mm
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
Provenance:
Nationality of artist: French
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Markings on verso: no inscription on the back; JH 68.56 in black marker at left on top stretcher bar
Markings on recto: signed and dated, bottom left ''F. LÉGER 18''
Place of manufacture: Paris, France
Catalogue raisonné
Bauquier, Georges, Fernand Léger: catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint 1903-1919, Paris, Maeght Éditeur, 1995, no. 145, p. 260-261.
Provenance
The artist, Paris (1918; sold on January 15, 1919 for Fr 400 to Léonce Rosenberg);
Galerie L’Effort Moderne (Léonce Rosenberg), Paris, January 1919; inv. no. 6115 (January 1919 – at least until February 1920);
Herman C. Goldsmith Collection, New York;
Perls Galleries (Klaus , New York), 1951;
Heinz Berggruen, Paris, 1955;
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York;
Galerie Hahn, Paris;
Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Lugano, 1976;
On loan at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 1992;
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 1993
This work was made before the operative period 1933-45. Its provenance during these years is not fully documented, however consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.
Lender’s address: Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Paseo del Prado, 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain

Fernand Léger, Mechanical Elements, 1919

X71808
Mechanical Elements

[Élements Mécaniques] 1919
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 645 x 495 mm
Private collection
Provenance:
Nationality of artist: French
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Markings on recto: signed and dated, lower right: F. LÉGER/19
Place of manufacture: France
Catalogue raisonné
Bauquier, Georges, Fernand Léger: catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint 1903-1919, vol. 1, Paris, Maeght Éditeur, 1995, no. 186, pp. 328-329.
Provenance
The artist, Paris (1919; sold on January 31, 1920 for Fr 400 to Léonce Rosenberg);
Galerie L’Effort Moderne (Léonce Rosenberg), Paris, January 1919; inv. no. 6690 (January 1920 – 1928);
Sale Tableaux modernes, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 6 February 1928;
Acquired at the above sale by an unidentified bidder;
Walter Schwarzenberg [Galerie le Centaure], Brussels (at least by 1932);
His sale Galerie Georges Giroux, Brussels, 1st & 2nd February 1932, lot 318;
Probably acquired from the above sale by Philippe Dotremont, Brussels;
Acquired from the above by Galerie Beyeler, Basel (inv. n. 3283) (1963 – 1968);
Jane Wade, New York (acquired from the above in April 1968);
Private Collection (April 1968 – June 1997);
Acquired from the above by Galerie Beyeler, Basel in June 1997;
Acquired from the above by the late owner in 1997;
Sale Sotheby’s, London, 3 February 2016, lot 12;
Acquired from the current owner at the above sale
This work was made before the operative period 1933-45 and it has a full provenance.
Lender’s address: Private Collection c/o Head of Displays, Tate Modern

Fernand Léger, Homme et Femme, 1921

X72588
Homme et Femme

1921
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 640 x 540 mm
Private collection
Provenance:
Nationality of artist: French
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Markings on recto: signed and dated, bottom right: F. LÉGER/21
Markings on verso: inscribed 1er état
Place of manufacture: Paris, France
Catalogue raisonné
Bauquier, Georges, Fernand Léger: catalogue raisonné 1920-1924, vol.2, Paris, Maeght Éditeur, 1995, no. 289, pp. 154-155.
Provenance
Acquired from the artist by Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris (stock no. 6526);
Private Collection, Paris (at least by 1928 – d. 1956);
By descend to a private collection, Paris (1956 – 1986);
Acquired from the above by Galerie Beyeler, Basel (inv. n. 10845);
Private Collection, Neuss;
Galerie Jean Krugier, Geneva;
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1997
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.
Lender’s address: Private Collection c/o Matthew Gale, Head of Displays, Tate


Fernand Léger, The Bridge, 1923

X69109
The Bridge

[Le Pont] 1923
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 922 x 610 mm frame: 1120 x 815 x 70 mm
Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, on loan at the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
Provenance:
Nationality of artist: French
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings:
Markings on recto & on verso: none or not recorded
Place of manufacture: France
Catalogue raisonné
Bauquier, Georges, Fernand Léger: catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint 1920-1924, vol. 2, Paris, Maeght Éditeur, 1995, no. 349, p. 260 (reprod. p. 261; image of the work is printed in reverse)
Provenance
The artist (d. 1955), Paris and elsewhere;
Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler) (1920 – 1941), Paris (stock no. 7498 and photo no. 6587);
Collection Gmur, Switzerland;
Curt Valentin Gallery, New York (stock no. 4078);
Gimpel Fils Gallery, London, 1965;
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris;
Waddington Galleries Ltd., London;
Galleria Internazionale, Milan;
Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Lugano, 1975;
Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza on loan at the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid.
This work was made before the operative period 1933-45. Its provenance during these years is not fully documented, however consultation with the relevant sources gives no evidence of wrongful taking.

Lender’s address: The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation, Paseo del Prado, 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain

Fernand Léger, Le grand remorqueur, 1923

X72591
Le grand remorqueur

1923
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 730 x 920 mm frame: 900 x 1150 x 50 mm
Private collection
Provenance:
Nationality of artist: French
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Markings on recto: signed and dated, bottom right: F. LÉGER/23
Place of manufacture: Paris, France
Catalogue raisonné
Bauquier, Georges, Fernand Léger: catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint 1920-1924, Paris, Maeght Éditeur, 1995, no. 347, pp. 256-257.
Provenance
The artist, Paris (September 1923 – sold on December 14, 1923 for Fr 1 000, to Léonce Rosenberg);
Galerie L’Effort Moderne (Léonce Rosenberg), Paris 14 December 1923 (stock. no. 8124/photo no. 515 as Le grand Remorqueur, 1er état, 64, 5 x 92);
With Rolf de Maré, Paris and elsewhere at least by 1928;
Possibly with Edmond Rosenberg, Paris;
Perls Galleries, New York, where acquired by the owner’s late husband in the late 1970s or early 1980s;
By descend to the current owner
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45. Its provenance during these years is not fully documented, however consultation with the relevant sources and experts gives no evidence of wrongful taking.
Lender’s address: Private Collection c/o Matthew Gale, Head of Displays, Tate

Fernand Léger, Still Life, 1925

X71693
Still Life

[Nature morte] 1925
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 920 x 650 mm frame: 1030 x 740 x 650 mm
Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe
Provenance:
Nationality of artist: French
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Markings on recto: signed and dated: F. LÉGER.25
Markings on verso: Nature morte / F. LÉGER.25
Place of manufacture: Paris, France
Catalogue raisonné
Bauquier, Georges, Fernand Léger: catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint 1925-1928, Paris, Maeght Éditeur, 1995, no. 410, pp. 32-33 as Nature Morte (Le compotier de poires)
Provenance
Probably commissioned 1925 by Paul Rosenberg Paris;
Probably acquired directly from the artist in 1925 by Max Pellequer, Paris;
Louis Carré, Paris;
Galerie Pierre (Pierre Loeb), Paris;
Dr. L. Gaussen, Paris (c. 1971);
Acquired from the above by Galerie Ernst Beyeler, Basel, on June 21, 1971 (1971 – 1978);
Acquired from the above by Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe on July 12 1978
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and it is unclear if the provenance of the work is complete. The museum is currently conducting research into its provenance, but so far there has been no evidence of wrongful taking.
Lender’s address: Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe Hans-Thoma-Straße 2, 76133 Karlsruhe, Germany

Fernand Léger, Handkerchief, 1930

X70334
Handkerchief

[Mouchoir] 1930
on paper, unique
Ink on paper
support: 330 x 395 mm frame: 550 x 617 x 20 mm
Belfort, Musées d'art moderne - Donation Maurice Jardot
Provenance:
Nationality of artist: French
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Markings on verso: signed, dated lower right F.L. 30
Place of manufacture: Paris, France
Provenance
The artist;
From whom probably acquired by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris;
Maurice Jardot (d. 2002), Paris and elsewhere (until 1990);
By whom gifted to the Musées d'art moderne the museum Belfort in 2002
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.
Lender’s address: Musee d'Art Moderne Donation Maurice Jardot, 8 rue de Mulhouse
90 000 Belfort, France
 
 

Fernand Léger, Composition I, 1930

X71246
Composition I

1930
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 1410 x 2910 mm frame: 1433 x 2937 x 64 mm
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Beyeler Collection
Provenance:
Nationality of artist: French
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Markings on recto: signed and dated, bottom right: F. LEGER. 30
Place of manufacture: France
Catalogue raisonné
Bauquier, Georges, Fernand Léger: catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint 1929-1931, vol. 4, Paris, Maeght Éditeur, 1995, no. 693, pp. 150-151 as Composition I (Décoration pour une salle à manger)
Provenance
Gottlieb Friedrich Reber, Lugano and Lausanne (1930 – 1958) (commissioned to the artist);
Ernst Beyeler Collection, Basel (1958 – 1997);
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.
Lender’s address: Fondation Beyeler, Baselstrasse 101, 4125 Basel, Switzerland

Fernand Léger, Tree Trunks, 1931

X70317
Tree Trunks

[Les Troncs d'arbres (Tableau)] 1931
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 920 x 650 mm frame: 100 x 730 x 50 mm
Belfort, Musée d'art moderne - Donation Maurice Jardot
Provenance:
Nationality of artist: French
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Markings on recto: signed, dated, lower right F. LÉGER / 31
Markings on verso: Les troncs d’arbre 31. F. Léger
Place of manufacture: Paris, France
Catalogue raisonné
Bauquier, Georges, Fernand Léger: catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint 1929-1931, vol. 4, Paris, Maeght Éditeur, 1995, no. 768, pp. 274-275.
Provenance
The artist;
From whom acquired by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (Inv. no. 09923 / 30275);
Maurice Jardot (d. 2002), Paris and elsewhere, (until 1999);
By whom gifted to the Musées d'art moderne Belfort in 1999.
This work was produced before the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.
Lender’s address: Musee d'Art Moderne Donation Maurice Jardot, 8 rue de Mulhouse
90 000 Belfort, France

Fernand Léger, Flint, 1933

X70333
Flint

[Silex] 1933
on paper, unique
Ink on paper
support: 310 x 370 mm frame: 510 x 576 x 20 mm
Belfort, Musée d'art moderne - Donation Maurice Jardot
Provenance:
Nationality of artist: French
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Markings on recto: signed, dated lower right F.L./ on pencil: Silex
Place of manufacture: Paris, France
Provenance
The artist;
From whom probably acquired by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris;
Maurice Jardot (d. 2002), Paris and elsewhere;
By whom gifted to the Musées d'art moderne Belfort in 1999
This work was produced during the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.
Lender’s address: Musee d'Art Moderne Donation Maurice Jardot, 8 rue de Mulhouse
90 000 Belfort, France

Fernand Léger, The Parrots (The Acrobats), 1933

X71248
The Parrots (The Acrobats)

[Les Perroquets (Les Acrobates)] 1933
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 1300 x 1620 mm
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Beyeler Collection
Provenance:
Nationality of artist: French
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Markings on recto: signed and dated, bottom right: F. LEGER. 33
Markings on verso: titled, dated and inscribed, top left: Les perroquets, étude // (100F) 1933
Place of manufacture: France
Catalogue raisonné
Bauquier, Georges, Fernand Léger: catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint 1932-1937, vol. 5, Paris, Maeght Éditeur, 1995, no. 834, pp. 78-79 as Les Perroquets, Étude (Les acrobates)
Provenance
The artist studio, Paris and elsewhere (1933 – d. 1955);
From whom probably inherited by descent by Nadia Léger (née Nadia Khodasevich), Paris and elsewhere at least from June 1956 (1956 – 1968);
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris 1968;
Acquired from the above by Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1968;
Acquired from the above by Josef Steegmann, Cologne/Vaduz, 1968 (1968 – 1969);
Sale Christie’s, London, 27 November 1989 (lot 29);
Collection Ernst Beyeler, Basel, (1989 – 1997);
Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Riehen
This work was produced during the operative period 1933–45 and its provenance during these years is not fully documented, however consultation with the relevant sources and experts gives no evidence of wrongful taking.
Lender’s address: Fondation Beyeler, Baselstrasse 101, 4125 Basel, Switzerland

Fernand Léger, The Two Cyclists, Mother and Child, 1951

X71249
The Two Cyclists, Mother and Child

[Les Deux Cyclistes, la mère et l'enfant] 1951
painting
Oil paint on canvas
support: 1620 x 1140 mm frame: 1668 x 1183 x 60 mm
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Beyeler Collection
Provenance:
Nationality of artist: French
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Markings on recto: signed and dated, bottom right: 51 / F. LEGER
Markings on verso: titled, signed and dated, top left: LES 2 Cyclistes // la mère et l'enfant // F. LEGER // 51
Place of manufacture: France
Catalogue raisonné
Bauquier, Georges, Fernand Léger: catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint 1932-1937, vol. 8, Paris, Maeght Éditeur, 1995, no. 1425, pp. 186-187 as Les Deux Cyclistes, la mère et l’enfant (La belle cycliste)
Provenance
The artist studio, Paris and elsewhere (1951 – d. 1955) (no. 368);
Collection Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, Paris (at least from 1956 – October 1982);
Sale Guy Loudmer, 27 October 1982, Paris, lot 25;
Collection Ernst Beyeler, Basel (1982 – 1987);
Private Collection, Germany (1987 – 1989);
Collection Ernst Beyeler, Basel (1989 – 1993);
Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Riehen
This work was produced after the operative period 1933–45 and has a complete provenance.
Lender’s address: Fondation Beyeler, Baselstrasse 101, 4125 Basel, Switzerland