View full screen - View 1 of Lot 159. Obere Hauptstraße, Murnau.
159

Gabriele Münter

Obere Hauptstraße, Murnau

Estimate:

250,000 to - 350,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Bruce Dayton & Ruth Stricker Dayton

Gabriele Münter

Gabriele Münter

Obere Hauptstraße, Murnau

Obere Hauptstraße, Murnau

Estimate:

250,000 to - 350,000 USD

Lot sold:

1,411,500

USD

Authenticity guarantee

What is guaranteed?

Property from the Collection of Bruce Dayton & Ruth Stricker Dayton

Gabriele Münter

1877 - 1962

Obere Hauptstraße, Murnau


signed with the monogram (lower left); dated 1908, inscribed Hauptstraße Griesbräu and further inscribed (on the reverse)

oil on board

13 by 17½ in.

33 by 44.5 cm.

Executed in 1908.


 This work is recorded in the Gabriele Münter archives.  

This work is in very good condition. There are several artist pinholes along the edge of the board and in the center right in the green and blue pigment. There is a surface pinhole in the orange and purple pigment in the center left house. There is very minor frame abrasion along the lower edge, not visible when framed. There are trace flecks of gold, presumably transfer from the frame, along the extreme edges from the painted gold frame. There is a half inch loss in the lower left corner in the green pigment, and a half inch shallow impact in the extreme lower left edge. There is a pin sized loss in the center sky area. There is a minor point of impact at the upper left edge not visible when framed. Under UV light: no inpainting is apparent. Framed: 22 by 26 3/4 in. (55.9 by 67.9 cm)


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.

This work is recorded in the Gabriele Münter archives.

Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York

Private Collection, New York

Acquired from the above in November 1967 by the present owner

New York, Leonard Hutton Galleries, Gabriele Münter: Murnau to Stockholm (1908-1917), 1961-62, illustrated on the cover
Milwaukee, Milwaukee Museum of Art; Columbus, Columbus Museum of Art; Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; San Antonio, Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, Gabriele Münter: The Years of Expressionism, 1903-1920, 1997-1999, no. 22, p. 77, illustrated in color
Minneapolis, The Walker Art Center, Franz Marc and the Blue Rider, 2001, no. 57