Auction 1013, Modern Art May 25 2013, 25.05.2013, 11:30, Lot 833

Otto Modersohn, Louise am Strand

Otto Modersohn, Louise am Strand, 1914, Auction 1013 Modern Art May 25 2013, Lot 833

Watercolour over preparatory pencil drawing on firm paper 20.6/20.9 x 33.6 cm. Signed 'O. Modersohn' in pencil and dated 'VII. 14.' with black brush lower right. - The upper margin irregularly cut; 2 pinholes to centre of upper and lower margins.

We would like to thank Rainer Noeres, Otto-Modersohn-Archive, Fischerhude, for confirmatory and additional information.

Provenance

Private possession, Northern Germany

The woman depicted here is Louise Modersohn-Breling, Otto Modersohn's third wife. He painted her on Wangerooge beach in July 1914.

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