Der Marchenwald
Artwork: Der Marchenwald
Size: 85.5 x 80.4 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1927
Marks: Signed and dated 'Edv. Munch 1927' (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Rolf Hansen, Oslo; Rolf E. Stenersen, Oslo, by 1934; Private collection, Switzerland, by 1954; Galerie Beyeler, Basel; Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner in 1954, and thence by descent
Exhibition history: Oslo, Kunstforening, Rolf Stenersens samling, May 1934; Oslo, Kunstnernes Hus, Rolf Stenersens samling, April - May 1936, no. 36; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Edvard Munch, May - June 1937, no. 5 (titled 'Kindern in een Sprokjesbosch'); Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Edvard Munch, June - July 1954, no. 5 (illustrated on the cover titled 'Kinder in Marchenwald' and dated '1929'); Winterthur, Kunstmuseum, Edvard Munch, August - September 1954, no. 23; Basel, Kunsthalle, Basler Privatbesitz, July - September 1957, no. 231 (dated '1929'); Bern, Kunstmuseum, Edvard Munch, October - November 1958, no. 85 (illustrated); Basel, Kunstmuseum, Edvard Munch, Sein Werk in Schweizer Sammlungen, June - September 1985, no. 28 (illustrated p. 59, dated '1929')

Date: 2010-02-02
Lot Number: 46