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PROPERTY RESTITUTED TO THE HEIRS OF MAX AND HERTHA MORGENSTERN

Alfred Kubin
DER LEBENSBAUM (THE TREE OF LIFE)
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PROPERTY RESTITUTED TO THE HEIRS OF MAX AND HERTHA MORGENSTERN

Alfred Kubin
DER LEBENSBAUM (THE TREE OF LIFE)
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Alfred Kubin
1877 - 1959
DER LEBENSBAUM (THE TREE OF LIFE)
signed Kubin (lower right), dated probably by the artist 1911 (lower centre) and titled (lower left); with the Max Morgenstern Collection Stamp on the verso
pen and ink, wash and pencil on Kataster paper
image: 34.5 by 26.7cm., 13 5/8 by 10 1/2 in.
sheet: 39.3 by 31.5cm., 15 1/2 by 12 1/4 in.
Executed in 1910-11.
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This work is recorded in the Kubin Archiv at the Lenbachhaus, Munich under no. 596.

Provenance

Maximilian (Max) & Hertha Morgenstern, Vienna (acquired directly from the artist)
Dr. Kurt Otte, Hamburg (acquired from the above in June 1938)
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich (acquired from the above in 1971)
Restituted by the above to the heirs of Max & Hertha Morgenstern in 2019

Exhibited

Vienna, Albertina Wien, Alfred Kubin, Handzeichnungen, Aquarelle und druckgraphische Arbeiten, 1937, no. 163

Literature

Paul Raabe (ed.), Alfred Kubin, Leben Werk Wirkung, Hamburg, 1957, illustrated n.p.
Alfred Kubin, The Life and Art of Alfred Kubin, New York, 2017, illustrated p. 42

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