Heilandsgesicht: Mondlicht (Verheissung) (Saviour's Face: Moonlight (Annunciation))
Artwork: Heilandsgesicht: Mondlicht (Verheissung) (Saviour's Face: Moonlight (Annunciation))
Size: 37.9 x 26.8 cm
Medium: Oil on paper laid down on board
Creation year: 1922
Marks: Signed with the initials A.J. (lower left); inscribed Verheissung on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Dr Guido Bagier, Germany (acquired directly from the artist); Galerie Wilhelm Grosshennig, Dusseldorf; Karl Stroher, Darmstadt (acquired from the previous 1953); Thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibition history: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Museum; Portland, Museum of Art & Spokane, Grace Campbell Memorial Building, The Blue Four, 1926-27, no. 34 (titled Holy Head Moonlight); Seattle, University of Washington, Henry Art Gallery, The Blue Four, 1927, no. 9 (titled Holy Head: Moonlight); Hollywood, Braxton Gallery, The Blue Four, 1930, no. 46, (titled Holy Head: Moonlight); Darmstadt, Landesmuseum, Kunst unserer Zeit, Sammlung K. Stroher, 1954, no. 84, illustrated in the catalogue; Wiesaden, Nassausischer Kunstverein, Neues Museum, Kunst unserer Zeit. Sammlung Karl Stroher, 1954, no. 95, illustrated in the catalogue; Darmstadt, Landesmuseum, Sammlung Karl Stroher, 1965-66, no. 48, illustrated in the catalogue; Darmstadt, Landesmuseum, Bildnerische Ausdrucksformen 1910-1960, Sammlung Karl Stroher, 1970, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date: 2017-03-02
Lot Number: 172