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98
Adolph von Menzel
A) JEWISH WOMEN OFFERING FRENCH MEN AND WOMEN FASHION ACCESSORIES B) COSTUME STUDIES
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 4,000 GBP
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98
Adolph von Menzel
A) JEWISH WOMEN OFFERING FRENCH MEN AND WOMEN FASHION ACCESSORIES B) COSTUME STUDIES
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 4,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Adolph von Menzel
BRESLAU 1815 - 1905 BERLIN
A) JEWISH WOMEN OFFERING FRENCH MEN AND WOMEN FASHION ACCESSORIES B) COSTUME STUDIES
Quantity: 2
Both graphite and stumping, right side of sheet has been cut (A only);
inscribed in pencil lower right:  Wilna/ Lichtensteins Café./ Jüdinnen den geretteten/ Franzosen Galanteriewaren/ anbietend. (A); inscribed in pencil around each figure with various annotations and colour instructions (B); both drawings bear the Adolph Menzel Nachlaß and Hauptzollamt Wuppertal stamps on the reverse (A and B)

 


A) 259 by 192 mm

B) 166 by 100 mm
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Provenance

Estate of the artist (A and B)
Walter Westfeld, Wuppertal-Elberfeld (until 1937 or after) (A and B)
Karl Koetschau? (A and B)
Alex Vömel (A only)
Hildebrand Gurlitt (A only)
Bought by Hermann Reemtsma on 25 January 1939 from the above (A only)
Sale Hauswedell, Hamburg (lot 246) on 17 May 1940 (B only)
Collection Hermann Reemtsma (A and B)
Westfeld heirs in 2017 (A and B)

Literature

H. Ebertshäuser, Adolph von Menzel das graphische werk, 2 vols, Rogner & Bernhard, Munich 1976, vol II, p. 760, reproduced (A) and p. 770, reproduced (B)

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