Recto: Biertrinker, verso: Nähende

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Recto: Biertrinker, verso: Nähende
© Project “Provenienzrecherche Gurlitt”
Object record excerpt for Lost Art ID: 533065
© A. W.
Max Liebermann
Recto: Biertrinker, verso: Nähende (recto: Man drinking beer, verso: Woman sewing)
Pencil on paper, 326 x 236 mm
on recto, upper right, inscribed in pencil: “8 K”; centre, inscribed in pencil: “7 ½”; lower left, inscribed
in pencil: “5 ½”; lower right, signed: “MLiebermann”
on verso, pencil drawing of a woman sewing; lower left, inscribed in pencil: “156_59”
Provenance: Provenance:
(…)
By latest 1954: Hildebrand Gurlitt, Dusseldorf (per exh. cat.)
By descent to Cornelius Gurlitt, Munich/Salzburg
From 6 May 2014: Estate of Cornelius Gurlitt
Exhibition:
Max Liebermann 1847–1935. Kunsthalle Bremen, 1954. [no. 140]
Primary sources:
Business records Hildebrand Gurlitt – possible references:
Sales ledger 1937–41:
4 May 1940 [no. 87]
11 September 1941 [no. 113]
12 September 1941 [no. 122]
Sales ledger 1937–?:
4 May 1940 [no. 1321]
12 September 1941 [no. 1461]
22 September 1941 [no. 1461]
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Condition Report, 4 April 2014, no. Wien-156_59
Correspondence Hildebrand Gurlitt – possible references:
11 July 1946 [vol. 10, fol. 338ff.]
4 October 1946 [vol. 12, fol. 481]
October/November 1946 [vol. 10, fol. 252ff.]
Register of the Salzburg Estate, 2014, no. Wien-156_59
Further sources consulted (selected):
Rosenhagen, Hans. Liebermann: Mit 115 Abbildungen nach Gemälden und Zeichnungen. Bielefeld/
Leipzig: Velhagen & Klasing, 1900.
Hancke, Erich. Max Liebermann: Sein Leben und seine Werke. Berlin: Bruno Cassierer, 1914.
Max Liebermann: Ausstellung zum 70. Geburtstage des Künstlers. Königliche Akademie der
Künste, Berlin, July–August 1917.
Friedländer, Max J., ed. Max Liebermanns Graphische Kunst: Mit 98 Abbildungen. Vol. 1. Dresden:
Ernst Arnold, 1920.
Max Liebermann: Bilder Aquarelle Pastelle. Exh. cat., Moderne Gallerie Thannhauser, Munich,
January–February 1923.
Friedländer, Max J. Max Liebermann. Berlin: Propyläen-Verlag, 1924.
Max Liebermann: Pastelle Zeichnungen Graphik. Exh. cat., Moderne Gallerie Thannhauser,
Munich, February–March 1924.
Max Liebermann: Werke aus Frankfurter Privatbesitz. Exh. cat., Galerien Goldschmidt & Co.,
Frankfurt am Main, December 1927.
Kurth, Willy. Max Liebermann. Potsdam: Eduard Stichnote, 1949.
Scheffler, Karl. Max Liebermann. New and rev. ed., Wiesbaden: Insel-Verlag, 1953.
Max Liebermann. Niedersächsische Landesgalerie Hannover, Kunstverein Hamburg, Kunstverein
Düsseldorf, Kunsthalle Bremen, 1954.
Max Liebermann in Hamburg: Eine Ausstellung der Hamburger Kunsthalle im B·A·T-Haus vom
14.02. bis 31.03.1968. Exh. cat., Hamburg: Adam Curtze, Graphischer Betrieb, 1968.
Max Liebermann und sein Kreis: Grafik der Berliner Sezession. Zeichnungen, Lithographien,
Radierungen. Exh. cat., St. Annen-Museum Lübeck, 1971/1972.
Meißner, Günter. Max Liebermann. Leipzig: E.A. Seemann, 1974.
Schiefler, Gustav. Max Liebermann: sein graphisches Werk: The Graphic Work 1876–1923. 1st ed.,
Berlin: Bruno Cassirer, 1923; 4th ed., rev. and enl., San Francisco: Alan Wofsy, 1997.
Cultural Plunder by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg: Database of Art Objects at the Jeu de
Paume
Database “Central Collecting Point München”
Database “Entartete Kunst”
Database “Kunstsammlung Hermann Göring”
Getty Provenance Index, German Sales Catalogs
Lootedart.com
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Répertoire des Biens Spoliés
Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie
Verzeichnis national wertvoller Kunstwerke (“Reichsliste von 1938”)
Witt Library
Note:
As the present work is signed and does not bear an estate stamp, it is unlikely that it was part of
the Liebermann estate.
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