Artwork: Inferno
Size: 100 x 70 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1901
Marks: Signed and dated 'Aug Sg/1903' (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Richard Bergh, Stockholm and Storängen (acquired from the artist by 1909); Gummesson Konsthandel, Stockholm (by 1924); Helge Dahlstedt and Eva Mörner-Dahlstedt, Vilhelmina, Sweden (acquired from the previous); Fyr Helge Dahlstedt, Lidingö (by descent from the previous by 1974); Anon. sale, Christie’s, London, 16 March 1989, lot 382 (illustrated on the cover); Anon. sale, Sotheby’s, London, 17 June 1992, lot 323; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Oslo, Nasjonalgalleriet, Nordiske stemninger, Nordisk maleri fra århundreskiftet, June-August 1987, no. 116 (illustrated in color; titled Inferno-tavlan); Malmö Konsthall, August Strindberg, Underlandet, December 1989-February 1990, pp. 18 and 146-147 (illustrated in color); Stockholm, Nationalmuseum; Copenhagen, Statens Museum for Kunst and Paris, Musée d’Orsay, Strindberg, Painter and Photographer, February 2001-January 2002, pp. 72-73, 78 and 186, no. 32 (illustrated in color, pl. 54); London, Tate Modern, August Strindberg, Painter, photographer, writer, February-May 2005, pp. 27, 92-93, 150 and 154, no. 65 (illustrated in color); Stockholm, Bukowski Auktioner, Strindberg at Bukowskis, May 2012. Stockholm, Moderna Museet (on extended loan 1960s-early 1970s)

Christie's New York

Date: 2016-11-16
Lot Number: 33B