Bergziegen (Blumen und Tiere)
Artwork: Bergziegen (Blumen und Tiere)
Size: 74.3 x 48.9 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1917
Marks: Signed with initial and dated 'C 17' (lower right); signed and dated again 'Campendonk 1917' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Pauline Kowarzik, Frankfurt (by 1920); Städtische Galerie, Frankfurt (gift from the previous, 1926 and until 1937); removed as ‘entartete Kunst’ by the National Socialists in 1937; Karl Buchholz, Berlin (circa 1942); Karl Nierendorf, New York (1947); The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (by 1967); sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 22 October 1975, lot 137; Private collection; sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 November 1988, lot 70; A. Alfred Taubman, Bloomfield Hills (acquired at the previous sale); sale, Sotheby's, London, 10 October 2001, lot 35; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Dusseldorf, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Heinrich Campendonk, June 1920 (illustrated); Munich, Archaologisches Institut, Entartete Kunst, 1937 (illustrated; titled Blumen und Tiere); New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Museum Collection: Seven Decades, A Selection, 1967, no. 196; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Rousseau, Redon and Fantasy, May-September, 1968; Los Angeles County Museum of Art and The Art Institute of Chicago, Degenerate Art: The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany, February-September 1991, p. 214 (illustrated in color, fig. 181)

Christie's New York

Date: 2016-11-16
Lot Number: 41B