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Orpheus Und Eurydike (Orpheus And Eurydice)

Oskar Kokoschka-Orpheus Und Eurydike (Orpheus And Eurydice)-1917

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Artwork:
Orpheus Und Eurydike (Orpheus And Eurydice)
Size:
70.5 x 50.8 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1917
Marks
Signed OK (upper left)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Galerie Paul Cassirer, Berlin (acquired from the artist); Hugo Simon, Berlin (acquired on 30th October 1917); Galerie Paul Cassirer, Berlin (acquired on 1st February 1927); Neue Galerie (Otto Nirenstein), Vienna (acquired on 16th March 1927); Galerie St. Etienne (Otto Kallir (ne Nirenstein)), New York (acquired by 1939); Kende Galleries, New York (acquired from the previous circa 1951); Himan Brown, New York (sold: Sotheby's, New York, 2nd November 2010, lot 61); Purchased at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Berlin, Galerie Paul Cassirer, Oskar Kokoschka, 1918, no. 28; Wiesbaden, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Neues Museum, 30 deutsche Kunstler aus unserer Zeit, 1930, no. 69; Vienna, Neue Galerie, Osterreichische und deutsche Gegenwartskunst, 1931; Vienna, Hagenbund, Moderne Osterreichische Malerei, 1931-32, no. 67; Vienna, Neue Galerie, Oskar Kokoschka, Gemalde, Aquarelle und Zeichnungen, 1932; Vienna, Neue Galerie, Meisterwerke moderner Osterreichischer Malerei, 1933; Prague, Galerie Hugo Feigl, Oskar Kokoschka, 1933-34, no. 5, illustrated in the catalogue; Salzburg, Kunsthandlung Friedrich Welz, Werke von Oskar Kokoschka, Hans Pilhs und Anton Steinhart, 1935; Bern, Kunsthalle, Osterreichische Kunst im 20. Jahrhundert, 1937, no. 84 (titled Phliemon und Baucis); Paris, Musee du Jeu de Paume des Tuileries, Exposition d'art autrichien, 1937, no. 533; New York, Galerie St. Etienne & Buchholz Gallery, Oskar Kokoschka, 1940, no. 7; New York, Buchholz Gallery, Kokoschka, 1941, no. 13; New York, Galerie St. Etienne, Oskar Kokoschka, 1943; New York, Galerie St. Etienne, Oskar Kokoschka, 1949; New York, The Bayer Gallery, Oskar Kokoschka, 1959, no. 9; New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Oskar Kokoschka, 1966, no. 20, illustrated in the catalogue; New York, The Gallery of Modern Art, Dealer's Choice, 1968; New York, Marlborough Gallery, Oskar Kokoschka. Memorial Exhibition, 1981, no. 14, illustrated in the catalogue (as dating from 1917-18); Vienna, Kunstforum Landerbank Wien, Oskar Kokoschka, 1991, no. 33, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; New York, Galerie St. Etienne, Richard Gerstl - Oskar Kokoschka, 1992, no. 48, illustrated in the catalogue; Rome, Complesso del Vittoriano, Klimt, Kokoschka e Schiele, Dall'Art Nouveau all'Espressionismo, 2001-02

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2017-03-01
Lot Number :
30
Low Estimate :
$1,990,670[+75%]*
High Estimate :
$2,488,340[+40%]*
Hammer Price :
$3,483,676
Sold For :
$4,116,647*