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Max Beckmann

Grosser Steinbruch in Oberbayern (Large Quarry in Upper Bavaria)

Estimate:

1,800,000

to
- 2,500,000 USD

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55

Max Beckmann

Max Beckmann

Grosser Steinbruch in Oberbayern (Large Quarry in Upper Bavaria)

Grosser Steinbruch in Oberbayern (Large Quarry in Upper Bavaria)

Estimate:

1,800,000

to
- 2,500,000 USD

Max Beckmann

1884 - 1950

Grosser Steinbruch in Oberbayern (Large Quarry in Upper Bavaria)


signed and dated upper left: Beckmann / O.34

oil on canvas

canvas: 34 1/8 by 46 3/4 in. 86.7 by 118.7 cm

framed: 47 1/4 by 59 1/2 in. 120 by 151 cm

Painted in Ohlstadt in 1934.

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Alfred Eisenlohr, Munich, 1941;
Thence by descent to Marie Louise Eisenlohr, Munich, 1952;
From whom acquired by Walter Feilchenfeldt, Zurich, 1971;
From whom acquired by Franz Resch, Gauting, 1973;
From whom acquired by Richard L. Feigen, New York, 2001.
H. Klinkel in Stuttgart Zeitung,  Stuttgart, 26 June 1958, n.p.; 
E. and B. Göpel, eds., Max Beckmann, Katalog der Gemälde, Bern 1976, vol. I, cat. no. 392, pp. 265-266; vol. II, cat. no. 392, reproduced plate 131;
Max BeckmannAbseits der Großstadt- oberbayerische Landschaft, exhibition catalogue, Schlossmuseum, Murnau 1998, reproduced p. 56;
Industrie und Natur: Zur Geschichte des Hartsteinwerkes Werdenfels im Murnauer Moos, exhibition catalogue, Schlossmuseum, Murnau 2000, reproduce in color pp. 9-10 and in detail on the front and back cover;
Ich kann wirklich ganz gut male: Friedrich August von Kaulbach - Max Beckmann, exhibition catalogue, Schlossmuseum Murnau, 2002;
R. Smith, "Max Beckmann," in The New York Times, 6 June 2018, p. C16;
A. Tiedemann, ed., Max Beckmann Catalogue Raisonné der Gemälde, https://beckmann-gemaelde.org/392-grosser-steinbruch-oberbayern (accessed on August 20, 2021).
Bern, Kunsthalle Bern, Max Beckmann, Marguerite Frey-Surbek, Martin Christ, Fernand Riard, 1938, no. 19 (as titled Steinbruch in Bayern);
Pforzheim, Kunst und Kunstgewerbeverein Pforzheim, Max Beckmann Ausstellung, 1954, no. 24;
Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle (on loan from 1956-1971);
Tübingen, Tübingen Kunstverein, Max Beckmann. Landschaften und Graphik, 1958, no. 4;
Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle; Bielefeld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld; Vienna, Kunstforum Wien, Max Beckmann: Landschaft als Fremde, 1998-1999, no. 34;
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou; London, Tate Modern; New York, Museum of Modern Art, Max Beckmann, 2002-2003, no. 96;
New York, Richard L. Feigen & Co., Max Beckmann from Private Collections, 2018.