Groteske I
Artwork: Groteske I
Size: 125.5 x 95.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1919
Marks: Signed '-Tappert-' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Created circa 1919
Provenance: Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York; Peter Hopf collection, Berlin; his sale, Grisebach, Berlin, 1 December 2006, lot 1653; Private collection, Spain; Anonymous sale, Grisebach, Berlin, 28 November 2013, lot 33b; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Berlin, Kunstausstellung Berlin, Der Novembergruppe, May - September 1920, no 1483, p 82 (illustrated p 68); Fulda, Museum der Stadt Fulda, Berliner Kunstler: Fritsch-Luckner-Tappert, 1960; New York, Leonard Hutton Galleries, A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by Georg Tappert, April - May 1964, no 24; Berlin, Kunstamt Wedding, Georg Tappert, anlasslich seines 15 Todestages, September - November 1972 (illustrated; dated 'circa 1918'); Berlin, Kunstamt Wedding, 15 Europaische Kunstausstellung Tendenzen der zqanziger Jahre Die Novembergruppe Teil I: Die Maler, September - November 1977, no 63, p 154 (illustrated p 140; dated '1918'); Berlin, Berlinische Galerie, Georg Tappert, Ein Berliner Expressionist 1880 bis 1957, November 1980 - January 1981, no 25 (illustrated); Schleswig, Stiftung Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesmuseen, Schoss Gottorf, Georg Tappert, Deutscher Expressionist, March - June 2005, no 50, p 155 (illustrated p 94); this exhibition later travelled to Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, July - October 2005

Christie's London

Date: 2016-06-23
Lot Number: 274