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PROPERTY RESTITUTED TO THE HEIRS OF ADOLF BENSINGER

Hans Thoma
GERMAN
BADENDE JÜNGLINGE (BATHING BOYS)
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
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PROPERTY RESTITUTED TO THE HEIRS OF ADOLF BENSINGER

Hans Thoma
GERMAN
BADENDE JÜNGLINGE (BATHING BOYS)
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Hans Thoma
1839 - 1924
GERMAN
BADENDE JÜNGLINGE (BATHING BOYS)
signed with the monogram and dated 79 lower right; signed with the monogram on the stretcher
oil on canvas
86.5 by 117.5cm., 34 by 46¼in.
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Provenance

Adolf Bensinger, Mannheim (acquired circa 1902-1909)
Confiscated by the Oberfinanzpräsident Baden in 1939
Forced sale of the Estate of Adolf Bensinger, Nagel, Mannheim, 22 February 1940, lot 53
Galerie Zinckgraf, Munich (acquired at the above sale)
Acquired from the above by the German Reich for the proposed Führermuseum, Linz
Central Collecting Point, Munich
Federal Republic of Germany (as successor to the above; unknown owner property)
Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld (on permanent loan from the Federal Republic)
Restituted to the heirs of Adolf Bensinger in 2011

Exhibited

Mannheim, Kunsthalle, 1916-1917, no. 411
Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Thoma-Ausstellung, 1922, no. 83
Basel, Kunsthalle; Zurich, Kunsthaus; Bern, Kunsthalle: Hans Thoma, 1924, no. 64 (Basel); no. 52 (Zurich)
Freiburg, Augustinermuseum, Hans Thoma, Lebensbilder: Gemäldeausstellung zum 150. Geburtstag, 1989, no. 52

Literature

Henry Thode, Thoma: Des Meisters Gemälde in 874 Abbildungen, Stuttgart & Leipzig, 1909, p. 123, illustrated

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