Akt im Raum (No. 160) (Nude in the Room (No. 160))
1896 - 1983
Akt im Raum (No. 160)
(Nude in the Room (No. 160))
illegibly signed; signed R. Jahns, titled Komposition (Akt im Raum), dated 1925/70 and inscribed on the mount
tempera on paper
39 by 29 cm., 15¼ by 11½ in.
Framed: 74 by 62 cm., 29 by 24½ in.
Executed in 1925/70.
Please note the colours in the online catalogue illustration may vary depending on screen settings.
This work is in very good condition. Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down. The sheet is attached to the mount in various places along the extreme edges of the reverse. The edges of the sheet are slightly irregular and there are occasional minor nicks and tears (the longest measuring approx. 0.4cm in length) and none of which affect the face of the work. There are a few light surface scuffs to the sheet. There is a further small tear to the lower left extreme horizontal edge (measuring approx. 3cm in length) and a paper loss to the lower left corner.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE
Barbara Roselieb-Jahns (acquired directly from the artist in 1970)
Galerie Stolz, Cologne
Kunsthandel Achenbach, Düsseldorf
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Ulrich Krempel & Barbara Roselieb-Jahns, Rudolf Jahns Werkverzeichnis 1917 - 1981, Bonn, 2003, no. 628, illustrated p. 284
Braunschweig, Galerie Querschnitt, Rudolf Jahns. Gemälde - Aquarelle - Tempera - Collagen - Siebdrucke, 1971
Münster, Westfälosches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Rudolf Jahns. Gemälde und Zeichnungen 1919 - 1928, 1976, n.p., no. 24
Münster, Westfälosches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Rudolf Jahns. Werke auf Papier, 1988
Münster, Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Rudolf Jahns - Malen ist leben, 1988 - 1989, illustrated in colour p. 115
Cologne, Galerie Stolz, Rudolf Jahns. Arbeiten auf Papier aus acht Jahrzehnten, 1989
Cologne, Galerie Stolz, 56 Kölner Galerien, 1989, illustrated in colour p. 165