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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION

Max Pechstein
DAMENBILDNIS (CHARLOTTE PECHSTEIN) (PORTRAIT OF A LADY, CHARLOTTE PECHSTEIN)
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 112,500 USD
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175

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION

Max Pechstein
DAMENBILDNIS (CHARLOTTE PECHSTEIN) (PORTRAIT OF A LADY, CHARLOTTE PECHSTEIN)
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 112,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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Max Pechstein
1881 - 1955
DAMENBILDNIS (CHARLOTTE PECHSTEIN) (PORTRAIT OF A LADY, CHARLOTTE PECHSTEIN)
Signed with the artist's initials HMP possibly by another hand (lower left)
Oil on canvas
29 1/2 by 23 1/4 in.
75 by 59 cm
Painted circa 1917-18.
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Dr. Aya Soika.

Provenance

Frieda Mayer, Berlin (until 1936) & South America (after 1936)
Enrique Mayer, Uruguay & Argentina (by descent from the above)
Private Collection, Argentina (by descent frrom the above)
Private Collection, Argentina (acquired from the above and sold: Sotheby's, London, June 21, 2005, lot 398)
Acquired at the above sale

Catalogue Note

The present work depicts the artist's first wife Charlotte whom he married in 1911. Passionate travelers, the couple's journeys took them to Italy and the Palau Islands in the South Pacific. Pechstein depicts his wife with grace, beauty, and sensitivity and serves as a model for some of his most important works.

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