Auction 972, Modern Art, 03.12.2010, 00:00, Cologne Lot 5

Max Liebermann, Blumenstauden im Nutzgarten nach Südwesten (Flower Shrubs in the Kitchen Garden towards Southwest)

Max Liebermann, Blumenstauden im Nutzgarten nach Südwesten (Flower Shrubs in the Kitchen Garden towards Southwest), 1926, Auction 972 Modern Art, Lot 5

Oil on canvas 71.5 x 94.5 cm, framed. Signed M Liebermann in black lower left.

Eberle 1926/15

Provenance

Formerly private possession USA; private possession, Switzerland (1959); Galerie Grosshennig, Düsseldorf; since then private collection, Rhineland

Exhibitions

Cologne 1959 (Kunsthaus Lempertz), 458. Lempertz'sche Kunstversteigerung, Kunst des XX. Jahrhunderts, 5.12. 1959, nr. 161 with ill. plate 11; Düsseldorf 1960 (Galerie Großhennig), Meisterwerke der Malerei und Plastik des 19. Jahrhunderts, without page with ill.

Literature

Hans Rosenhagen, Max Liebermann, Bielefeld-Leipzig 1927 (2nd revised edition), with colour ill. 80; Weltkunst, vol XXX, 1960, nr. 4 with ill. p. 31 (Grosshennig gallery advertisement); Holly Prentiss Richardson, Landscape in the work of Max Liebermann, Phil.Diss. Brown University, Ann Arbor 1991, vol II, p. 263, nr. 754

The painting has been requested as a loan for the major Max Liebermann retrospective at the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundeskunsthalle), Bonn, in 2011 by Dr. Robert Fleck, director of the Bundeskunsthalle.

Lot 5 Evening auction 3 Dec. 2010, 7 p.m.

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