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Property from the Collection of Albin Schram, Switzerland

ALFRED KUBIN | EIN ORIENTALISCHES ZWERGENPAAR (AN ORIENTAL DWARF COUPLE)

Lot Closed

June 4, 01:42 PM GMT

Estimate

1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Details

Description

ALFRED KUBIN

1877 - 1959

EIN ORIENTALISCHES ZWERGENPAAR (AN ORIENTAL DWARF COUPLE)


signed AKubin (lower right); dedicated zwei ... Gesiter aus meinen Gefilden zur Bedienung fur Marianne gestiftet von AK on the verso 

pen and ink and wash on paper

Unframed: 12.8 by 10.8cm., 5 by 4¼in.

Executed circa 1911.

This work is sold unframed


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Dr. Peter Assmann.


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Private Collection / Marianne, Passau (a gift from the artist)

Sale: Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, 23rd June 1994, lot 591

Collection Albin Schram, Switzerland (purchased at the above sale)

Thence by descent to the present owners

On the verso of the work the artist has inscribed "two [...] spirits from my realm to serve Marianne, gifted by AK".