Mowen Im Sturm (Seagulls In The Storm)
Artwork: Mowen Im Sturm (Seagulls In The Storm)
Size: 70.3 x 50.4 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1942
Marks: Signed Beckmann and dated A42 (upper right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Dr Hans Melchers, Cologne (acquired from the artist in July 1943) Hanns Meyer, Cologne (acquired from the previous) Dr Edeltraud Meistermann-Seeger, Cologne (acquired from the previous) Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1957
Exhibition history: Cologne, Kolnischer Kunstverein, Malerei des 20. Jahrhunderts in Kolner Privatbesitz, 1957, no. 10 (titled Moven); Leipzig, Museum der Bildenden Kunste & Frankfurt, Stadelsches Kunstinstitut, Max Beckmann. Gemalde 1905-1950, 1990-91, no. 74, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Hamburg, Kunsthalle; Bielefeld, Kunsthalle & Vienna, Kunstforum, Max Beckmann. Landschaft als Fremde, 1998-99, no. 62, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Osnabruck, Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Zeit im Blick. Felix Nussbaum und die Moderne, 2004-05, no. 60, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Bern, Zentrum Paul Klee, Max Beckmann. Traum des Lebens, 2006, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Hamburg, Kunsthalle, Seestucke. Von Max Beckmann bis Gerhard Richter, 2007, no. 10, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Basel, Kunstmuseum, Max Beckmann - The Landscapes, 2011-12, no. 57, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Mannheim, Kunsthalle & Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Dix/Beckmann: Mythos Welt, 2013-14, no. 61, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date: 2016-06-21
Lot Number: 25