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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HARRY AND YVONNE LENART, LOS ANGELES

Franz Marc
WÄSCHERIN MIT KIND (WASHERWOMAN WITH CHILD)
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 260,500 USD
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340

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HARRY AND YVONNE LENART, LOS ANGELES

Franz Marc
WÄSCHERIN MIT KIND (WASHERWOMAN WITH CHILD)
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 260,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Franz Marc
1880 - 1916
WÄSCHERIN MIT KIND (WASHERWOMAN WITH CHILD)
Oil on board
19 x 13 1/2 inches
48.2 by 34.3 cm
Painted in Sindelsdorf circa 1910.
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Provenance

Sale: Munich, Neue Künstlervereinigung München, March, 1911
Adolf & Adeline Erbslöh, Munich (acquired at the above sale and until at least 1936)
Curt Valentin (Buchholz Gallery), New York (acquired in 1952)

Exhibited

Minneapolis Art Institute, n.d.
New York, Valentin Gallery, Closing Exhibition, 1955, no. 102

Literature

Franz Marc, Merkbuch, no. 71, mentioned p. 37
Alois J. Schardt, Franz Marc, Berlin, 1936, no. 1-1911-10
Klaus Lankheit, Franz Marc, Katalog der Werke, Cologne, 1970, no. 120
Annegret Hoberg & Isabelle Jansen, Franz Marc, The Complete Works, Volume 1: The Oil Paintings, London, 2004, no. 114, illustrated p. 129

Catalogue Note

According to Annegret Hoberg and Isabelle Jansen, the authors of the artist's catalogue raisonné, the present work is a free interpretation by Marc of a postcard image of a painting by Honoré Daumier that was from the collection of the Musée de Louvre, which has been at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris since 1986 (see fig. 1).

Figure 1 Honoré Daumier, La blanchisseuse, 1863-64, oil on panel, Musée d'Orsay

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