Lot 195
  • 195

Emil Nolde

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
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Description

  • Emil Nolde
  • M√ĄDCHENKOPF (HEAD OF A GIRL)
  • signed Nolde (lower right)
  • watercolour and brush and ink on paper
  • 35 by 28.5cm., 13 3/4 by 11 1/4 in.

Provenance

Mrs H. Jonas, Leicester (acquired circa 1961)
Mrs L. S. Gurr, Leicester (by descent from the above)
Leicestershire Museum and Art  Galleries, Leicester (on loan 1979-1996)
Sale: Christie's, London, 9th October 1996, lot 116
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Condition

Executed on cream wove paper not laid down, glued to the mount along all four edges, floating in the mount. There is a slight water stain in the centre of the bottom edge, visible in the illustration and some overall time-staining to all four edges. Apart from some very slight paper-skinning to the bottom right corner, This work is in good condition. Colours: Richer and deeper in the original.
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