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Koloman Moser

Le choc des Titans

Property from a Private Belgian Collection | Provenant d'une Collection Particulière Belge

Koloman Moser

Koloman Moser

Le choc des Titans

Le choc des Titans

Property from a Private Belgian Collection

Koloman Moser

1868 - 1918

Le choc des Titans 


stamped NACHLASS KOLOMAN MOSER (towards the lower left of the composition)

oil on canvas

130,5 x 213,5 cm; 51⅜ x 84 in.

Painted circa 1913-15.

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Provenant d'une Collection Particulière Belge

Koloman Moser

1868 - 1918

Le choc des Titans 


porte le cachet NACHLASS KOLOMAN MOSER (vers le bas gauche de la composition)

huile sur toile

130,5 x 213,5 cm; 51⅜ x 84 in.

Peint vers 1913-15.

The work has been examined framed. Canvas is not lined. The canvas is very slightly wavy. There are thin craquelures throughout the composition and only visible under close inspection. There are superficial scuffs in places, one associated with paint loss located towards the center of the upper edge. There are pinhead sized pinholes in places. Examination under UV light reveals no evidence of retouching. This work is in overall very good condition.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Editha Hauska, Karl & Dietrich Moser, Vienna (heirs of the artist)

Dr. Josef and Cäcile Lilienthal, Vienna

Ricarda Klausner, Baden (by descent from the above)

Sale: Dorotheum, Vienna, March 22, 1983, lot 154

Galerie Metropol, Vienna

Private collection (acquired from the above and sold: Sotheby's, London, February 8, 2006, lot 428)

Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

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Editha Hauska, Karl & Dietrich Moser, Vienne (héritiers de l'artiste)

Dr. Josef et Cäcile Lilienthal, Vienne

Ricarda Klausner, Baden (par descendance du précédent)

Vente: Dorotheum, Vienne, 22 mars 1983, lot 154

Galerie Metropol, Vienne

Collection particulière (acquis auprès de la précédente et vendu: Sotheby's, Londres, 8 Février 2006, lot 428)

Acquis au cours de cette vente par le propriétaire actuel

Werner Fenz, Koloman MoserGraphik, Kunstgewerbe, Malerei, Vienna, 1984, p. 122, illustrated pl. 42

Maria Rennhofer, Koloman Moser, Leben und Werk, 1868-1918, Vienna, 2002, mentioned p. 214

Gerd Pichler, Koloman Moser. Die Gemälde Werkverzeichnis, Vienna, 2012, illustrated p. 154 (dated 1914)

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Werner Fenz, Koloman Moser, Graphik, Kunstgewerbe, Malerei, Vienne, 1984, p. 122, reproduit pl. 42

Maria Rennhofen, Koloman Moser, Leben und Werk, 1868-1918, Vienne, 2002, mentionné p. 214

Gerd Pichler, Koloman Moser. Die Gemälde Werkverzeichnis, Vienne, 2012, reproduit p. 154 (daté 1914)