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Holle Der Vogel

Max Beckmann-Holle Der Vogel-1938

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Holle Der Vogel
Size:
119.7 x 160.4 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1938
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Painted in 1937-1938
Provenance :
Kathe von Porada, Paris and Vence, by whom acquired directly from the artistcirca 1938-1939; Galerie Buchholz [Curt Valentin], New York (no. 7564), circa 1947; Stephen Radich, New York; Fine Arts Associates, New York; Morton D. May, St Louis, Missouri, by whom acquired in 1957; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1983
Exhibition History :
Paris (probably in a private gallery),Expressionisten, no catalogue (mentioned in a letter from Max Beckmann to Curt Valentin dated 7 December 1945); New York, Buchholz Gallery,Paintings and Sculpture from Europe, January 1948, no. 4, p. 20 (illustrated; dated ‘1937’); New York, Art School of the Brooklyn Museum,Faculty Show, September 1950, no catalogue; Munich, Haus der Kunst,Max Beckmann zum Gedachtnis, 1884-1950, June - July 1951, no. 116 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Berlin, Schloss Charlottenburg, September 1951; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum,Max Beckmann, December 1951 - January 1952, no. 44 (dated '1937'); New York, Curt Valentin Gallery,Max Beckmann, January - February 1954, no. 19 (illustrated; mistakenly dated ‘1947’); Madison, Wisconsin Union Gallery,German Expressionist Paintings from the Morton D. May Collection, April - May 1959, no. 3; St Louis, Pius XII Memorial Library, St Louis University,Paintings from the Collection of Mr and Mrs Morton D. May, February - July 1960, no. 63 (illustrated); Denver Art Museum,German Expressionist Paintings from the Collection of Mr & Mrs Morton D. May, 1960, no. 69 (dated ‘1937’); this exhibition later travelled to Los Angeles, UCLA Art Galleries; San Diego, Fine Arts Gallery; San Francisco, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum; Chicago, Art Institute; Youngstown, Butler Institute of American Art; Akron, Ohio, Akron Art Institute; Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute; Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art; and Baltimore Museum of Art between 1960-1962; Portland Art Museum,German Expressionist Paintings from the Collection of Morton D. May, September - October 1967, no. 25 (dated '1937'); Recklinghausen, Stadtische Kunsthalle,Reiche des Phantastischen, May - June 1968, no. 10, p. 64 (illustrated; dated '1938'); Paris, Musee National d’Art Moderne,Max Beckmann, September - October 1968, no. 72 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Munich, Haus der Kunst, November 1968 - January 1969, no. 70 (illustrated; dated 1938'); and Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, January - March 1969, no. 72 (illustrated); Bremen, Kunsthalle,Max Beckmann und die deutschen Expressionisten aus der Sammlung Morton D. May, St Louis, USA, April - June 1969, no. E7; this exhibition later travelled to Karlsruhe, Badischer Kunstverein, June - July 1969; and Vienna, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, August - September 1969; New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery,The Morton D. May Collection of 20th Century German Masters, January - February 1970, no. 29 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to St Louis, City Art Museum, July - August 1970; London, Marlborough Fine Art,Max Beckmann, November 1974, no. 24, p. 9 (illustrated p. 28; dated ‘1937’); this exhibition later travelled to New York, Marlborough Gallery, March 1975; Munich, Haus der Kunst,Max Beckmann - Retrospektive, February - April 1984, no. 84, pp. 270-271 (illustrated p. 271; dated ‘1938’); this exhibition later travelled to Berlin, Nationalgalerie, May - July 1984; St Louis, The St Louis Art Museum, September - November 1984; and Los Angeles, County Museum of Art, December 1984 - February 1985; London, Royal Academy of Arts,German Art in the 20th Century: Painting and Sculpture 1902-1985, no. 119 (illustrated; dated ‘1938’); this exhibition later travelled to Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, February - April 1986; Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie,Max Beckmann: Meisterwerke 1907-1950, September 1994 - January 1995, no. 33, p. 128 (illustrated p. 129; dated ‘1938’); New York, Guggenheim Museum SoHo,Max Beckmann in Exile, October 1996 - January 1997, no. 7 (illustrated; dated ‘1938’); Los Angeles, County Museum of Art,Exiles and Emigres: The Flight of European Artists from Hitler, February - May 1997, no. 8, p. 401 (illustrated p. 60; dated ‘1938’); this exhibition later travelled to Montreal, Museum of Fine Arts, June - September 1997; Paris, Musee National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou,Max Beckmann, September 2002 - January 2003, no. 101, p. 287 (illustrated pp. 188-189; dated ‘1938’); this exhibition later travelled to London, Tate Modern, February - May 2003; and New York, Museum of Modern Art QNS, June - September 2003; Paris, Musee du Louvre,De l'Allemagne, 1800-1939: De Friedrich a Beckmann, March - June 2013, p. 34 (illustrated; dated '1938'); New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art,Max Beckmann in New York, October 2016 - February 2017, no. 19, p. 88 (illustrated p. 89; dated ‘1938’)

Christie’s London

Date:
2017-06-27
Lot Number :
11
Low Estimate :
$0
High Estimate :
$0
Hammer Price :
$40,821,535
Sold For :
$45,930,606*