EMIL NOLDE | SCHWEIZER BERGLANDSCHAFT (SCHNEEBERGE) (SWISS ALPINE LANDSCAPE (SNOWY MOUNTAINS))
70,000 - 90,000 GBP
1867 - 1956
SCHWEIZER BERGLANDSCHAFT (SCHNEEBERGE) (SWISS ALPINE LANDSCAPE (SNOWY MOUNTAINS))
watercolour on paper
35.4 by 46.2cm., 14 by 18¼in.
Framed: 58.5 by 72.5cm., 23 by 28½in.
Executed in Switzerland in 1936.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Professor Dr. Martin Urban and by Professor Manfred Reuther.
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Executed on Japan paper and not laid down, the sheet is hinged to the mount along the upper edge. There is the remnant of an old adhesive tab in the lower right corner on the reverse. The upper, left and lower edges of the sheet are unevenly cut. The right edge is slightly deckled in the upper half, and unevenly cut in the lower half. The sheet undulates slightly throughout in keeping with the artist's materials and working methods. There are a few small creases in the lower left corner of the sheet. There are a small number of spots of foxing to the sheet, predominantly at the lower edge. The sheet is in overall good condition.
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Adalbert and Thilda Colsman, Langenberg
Private Collection (by descent from the above. Sold: Grisebach GmbH, Berlin, 2nd June 2016, lot 16)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner