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September 19, 2014 04:00 PMCalender

Emil Nolde (German, 1867-1956) Tulpen und Kakteen

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2750B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 19, 2014 4:00PM


Emil Nolde (German, 1867-1956)

Tulpen und Kakteen
Signed "Nolde" l.l., identified on a label from M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York,
affixed to the backing.
Gouache on wove paper, sheet size 10 3/8 x 18 in. (25.4 x 45.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Foxing, minor acid burn, subtle handling creases, tape hinged to backing mat.

Provenance: Nolde Foundation (on consignment through M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, February 16, 1967); to a private collection, purchased April 11, 1967; […]; private Massachusetts collection.

Literature: M. Knoedler & Co. records, approximately 1848-1971, The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, Accession no. 2012.M.54, Series III. Commission Books, 1879-1973, Box 99, Commission Book No. 6, CA 7492.

N.B. We thank Dr. Manfred Reuther for his kind assistance with cataloging the lot. The work was accounted for in the Nolde Stiftung Seebüll archives since 1950 as Mm 14, and a photo-expertise by Dr. Reuther accompanies the lot.

Estimate $100,000-150,000

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M. Knoedler & Co. Inc., Emil Nolde, Nolde Foundation, Massachusetts, Los Angeles, Getty Research Institute, The Getty Research Institute, Manfred Reuther