Lot 338
  • 338

Georg Tappert

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • Georg Tappert
  • Kauernder weiblicher Akt (Crouching female nude)
  • signed Tappert (upper right)
  • oil on canvas
  • 88.5 by 84cm., 34¾ by 33in.

Provenance

Sale: Ketterer Kunst, Munich, 9th June 2012, lot 31
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Berlin, Kunstamt Wedding, Georg Tappertanlässlich seines 15. Todestages, 1972
Hamburg, BAT-Haus, Georg Tappert, Gemälde 1906-33, Wiederentdeckung eines Expressionisten, 1977, no. 4
Berlin, Berlinische Galerie, Ein Berliner Expressionist, 1880 bis 1957, 1980-81, no. 3
Gottorf, Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum Schloss Gottorf, Georg Tappert, Das Vermächtnis, Werke der Georg-Tappert-Stiftung, Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Druckgraphik, Photographien, 1995, no. 22, illustrated in colour p. 78
Gottorf, Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum Schloss Gottorf & Nürnberg, Germanisches Museum, Georg Tappert, Deutscher Expressionist, 2005, no. 14, illustrated in colour p. 56

Literature

Gerhard Wietek, Georg Tappert, Ein Wegbereiter der Deutschen Moderne, 1880-1957, Munich, 1980, no. 88, illustrated in colour p. 84
Brigitte Wetzel, 'Die Künstlerkolonie Worpswede und Georg Tappert' in Schloss Gottdorf und seine Sammlungen, Jugendstil, Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum Schloss Gottorf, Gottorf, 1998, no.51

Condition

The canvas is not lined. UV examination reveals some scattered lines and spots of retouching throughout the composition. There are some fine lines of craquelure in places. There is some wear to the frame edges and a faint stretcher bar mark from a previous horizontal stretcher. The work is in stable condition.
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