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Des Menschen Schicksal III (The Fate Of Mankind III)

Alfred Kubin-Des Menschen Schicksal III (The Fate Of Mankind III)-1903

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Artwork:
Des Menschen Schicksal III (The Fate Of Mankind III)
Size:
image: 23.2 x 28.2; sheet: 31 x 37.8 cm
Medium :
Pen and ink, wash, Spritztechnik and colored crayons on Kataster paper
Creation Year:
1903
Marks
Signed AKubin (lower right), titled (lower left) and inscribed spatere Fassung fur Morgenstern by another hand (probably by Kurt Otte; lower centre); with the Max Morgenstern Collection Stamp on the verso
Category :
Drawing
Artwork Details :
Executed circa 1902-03
Provenance :
Maximilian (Max) & Hertha Morgenstern, Vienna (acquired directly from the artist) ; Dr. Kurt Otte, Hamburg (acquired from the previous in June 1938) ; Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich (acquired from the previous in 1971); Restituted by the previous to the heirs of Max & Hertha Morgenstern in 2019
Exhibition History :
Vienna, Albertina Wien, Alfred Kubin, Handzeichnungen, Aquarelle und druckgraphische Arbeiten, 1937, no. 10; Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle; Munich, Bayerische Akademie der Schonen Kunste & Vienna, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Alfred Kubin, Das zeichnerische Fruhwerk bis 1904, 1977, no. 65.2; Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Experiment Weltuntergang, Wien um 1900, 1981, no. 251; Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Vienne 1990-1938, L'Apocalypse joyeuse, 1986, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue; Passau, Festspiele Europäische Woche, Kubin und die phantastische Kunst, 1987, no. 3; Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus & Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Alfred Kubin 1877-1959, 1990-91, no. 62, illustrated in the catalogue (as dating from 1901-03); New York, Neue Galerie, Alfred Kubin: 1897-1909, 2008-09, no. 55, illustrated in colour in the catalogue ; Munich, Lenbachhaus & Vienna, Albertina Wien, Der Blaue Reiter, Tanz der Farben, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen und Druckgraphik aus dem Lenbachhaus, 2010-11, no. 134, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (as dating from circa 1901-03)

Sotheby's London

Date:
2019-06-20
Lot Number :
305
Low Estimate :
$101,160[+775%]*
High Estimate :
$151,739[+483%]*
Hammer Price :
$885,146
Sold For :
$1,081,143*