View 1 of Lot 51. Winter.
View 1 of Lot 51. Winter.
51

Gari Melchers

Winter

Estimate:

100,000 - 150,000 USD

Property Offered by the Heirs to the Rudolf Mosse Estate Sold to Benefit the Mosse Art Restitution Project

Gari Melchers

Gari Melchers

Winter

Winter

Estimate:

100,000 - 150,000 USD

Lot sold:

138,600

USD

Property Offered by the Heirs to the Rudolf Mosse Estate Sold to Benefit the Mosse Art Restitution Project

Gari Melchers

1860 - 1932

Winter


signed Gari Melchers. (lower center)

pastel and gouache on paper laid down on canvas by the artist

43 1/2 by 26 inches

(110.5 by 66 cm)

The artist
Rudolf Mosse, Berlin, Germany, 1900 (acquired from the above)
Private collection, 1933 (seized from the above; sold: Rudolf Lepke’s Kunst-Auctions-Haus, Berlin, Germany, May 29-30, 1934)
Private collection (acquired at the above sale)
William Macbeth, Inc., New York
Barlett Arkell, New York, 1934 (acquired from the above)
Arkell Museum, Canajoharie, New York (gift from the above)
Acquired by restitution from the above, 2019
Department of Justice," United States Secures Return of Artwork 87 Years After Nazis Lotted it From Jewish Family in Berlin," October 15, 2020, U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of New York
Eduardo Medina, "FBI Returns Painting Stolen by Nazis to Owner's Heirs," October 15, 2020, TimesUnion.com
Helen Holmes, "Arkell Museum in New York State Returns Nazi-Looted Painting to Its Rightful Owners," October 16, 2020, Observer.com
The Associated Press, "Jewish Family Painting Looted by Nazis in 1933 is Returned," October 16, 2020, NewYorkDailyNews.com
Kelly McLaughlin, "A Painting Stolen by Nazi Looters was Returned to a Jewish Family 87 Years After it was Taken," October 17, 2020, BusinessInsider.com
Christina Zdanowicz, "Painting Returned 87 Years After Nazis Stole it From a Jewish Family in Berlin," October 16, 2020, CNN.com
Tufayle Ahmed, "Recovered Painting Looted by Nazis is Almost Identical to Painting on Display in Philadelphia Museum", November 4, 2019, Newsweek.com 
The Associated Press, "Painting by American Artist that Nazis stole from Jewish Family Recovered from N.Y. Museum," October 23, 2019, NBCnews.com
"Painting Stolen by Nazis Found in New York Museum by FBI", October 24, 2019, BBCNews.com

Berlin, Germany, Grosse Berliner Kunstausstellung, 1900