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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Lesser Ury
1861-1931
PROFILE OF A MAN: A STUDY FOR 'JERUSALEM'
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 5,313 USD
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Lesser Ury
1861-1931
PROFILE OF A MAN: A STUDY FOR 'JERUSALEM'
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 5,313 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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Lesser Ury
1861-1931
1861 - 1931
PROFILE OF A MAN: A STUDY FOR 'JERUSALEM'
signed Ury, and dated 10. III 1896, and inscribed Seinem verehrten M. Rapsilber deisen Studienkopf aus Jerusalem in treuer Dankbarkeit (lower right); inscribed in a later hand in blue pencil 1562 (on the reverse)
charcoal and pastel on board
17 1/2 by 13 1/4 in.
44.4 by 33.5 cm.
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Provenance

Herr M. Rapsilber, gift from the artist
Heinrich Grünewald, Tel Aviv
(Sale: Sotheby's, Tel Aviv, October 20, 1992, lot 45, illustrated)
Acquired by the present owner from the above

Catalogue Note

The present work is a study for Ury's monumental painting Jerusalem, which was believed to have been destroyed during World War II but recently rediscovered.  This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné Lesser Ury being prepared by Dr. Sibylle Gross and will be accompanied by a photocertificate from Dr. Gross dated May 31, 2007.

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