Stilleben (Still Life)
Artwork: Stilleben (Still Life)
Size: 81 x 71 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1919
Marks: Signed HM Pechstein and dated 1919 (lower right); titled Stilleben (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Gurlitt, Berlin (until 1923); Dr. Karl Lilienfeld, Leipzig, Berlin & New York (acquired by 1932 and until the 1950s or 1960s); (possibly) Weintraub Gallery, New York; Emile E. Wolf, New York (acquired in the 1950s or 1960s); Thence by descent
Exhibition history: Cambridge, Germanic Museum; East Hampton, Guild Hall & New London, Lyman Allyn Museum, Paintings by Six Modernists, 1932; Cambridge, Germanic Museum, Harvard University, on loan 1935-37; San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art, on loan 1937-38; New York, Museum of Modern Art; Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts & Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art, 'Primitivism' in 20th Century Art, Affinity of the Tribal and the Modern, 1984-85, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2017-05-16
Lot Number: 21