Anton Kerschbaumer - Straßenecke IV (Ostende)

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Anton Kerschbaumer

Straßenecke IV (Ostende)

Oil on canvas 60.5 x 73.2 cm Framed. Unsigned. Signed and titled as well as with dimensions 'Kerschbaumer, Strassenecke IV. 73 : 60' in black on a label verso on central stretcher bar . - Minor surface soiling. Stretcher frame bars slightly pushing through to recto.

Anton Kerschbaumer was stationed in Flanders, primarily in Ostend, as a paramedic during World War I. He painted four versions of the depicted street scene, the first two of which are missing.

Catalogue Raisonné

Wetzel-Kerschbaumer G 1917/8 (there with divergent dimensions 81 x 100 cm)


With a confirmation by Konstanze Wetzel-Kerschbaumer, Munich, dated 19 July 2016


Private possession, Rhineland


Paul Westheim, Anton Kerschbaumer, in: Das Kunstblatt, III year., issue 9, 1919, p. 269 with illus. (there erroneously titled "Strassenecke III" and with divergent dimensions "100 : 80")


Berlin 1919/1920 (Galerie Paul Cassirer), Anton Kerschbaumer, no. 27; Hanover 1920 (Kestner-Gesellschaft), Anton Kerschbaumer, no. 8; Berlin 1933 (Galerie Nierendorf), Gedächtnisausstellung Anton Kerschbaumer, no. 5 ("Straßenecke im Januar, Ostende 1918")

Lot 306 Dα

6.000 € - 8.000 €

6.820 €