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Helene Schjerfbeck

Self-Portrait

Property from a Swedish Private Collection

Helene Schjerfbeck

Helene Schjerfbeck

Self-Portrait

Self-Portrait

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Property from a Swedish Private Collection

Helene Schjerfbeck

Finnish

1862 - 1946

Self-Portrait


signed with initials lower right 

oil on board

Unframed: 30 by 25.5cm., 11¾ by 10in.

Framed: 51.1 by 46.6cm., 20 by 18¼in.

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Please note this lot is subject to an irrevocable bid. Please refer to the online catalogue for information on irrevocable bids.
Einar Reuter (a gift from the artist); thence by descent (sale: Christie’s, London, 24 March 1988, lot 135)
Åmells, Stockholm
Purchased from the above by the present owner in 2004
H. Ahtela (Einar Reuter), Helena Schjerfbeck, Helsinki, 1953, p. 344, illustrated as pl. 110, p. 370, no. 904
Leena Ahtola-Moorhouse, ‘Catalogue of Works’, in Helene Schjerfbeck, exh. cat, Ateneum Art Museum, 1992, p. 76, illustrated, p. 279, catalogued, no. 464
‘Catalogue of Works’, in Helene Schjerfbeck. 150 Years, exh. cat., Ateneum Art Museum, 2012, p. 51, illustrated, p. 327, catalogued, no. 668
Leena Ahtola-Moorhouse, Helene Schjerfbeck. And Nobody Knows What I am Like, Sulkava, 2000 (English translation, Helsinki 2002), p. 61, illustrated
Helsinki, Konsthallen, Minneutställning, 1954, no. 162
Helsinki, Ateneum, Varianter och nyskapelser, 1962, no. 10
Stockholm, National Museum; Helsinki, Ateneum; Tampere, Art Museum; Turku, Art Museum; Copenhagen, Statens Museum for Kunst; Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Målarinnor från Finland, 1981-83, no. 53 (Stockholm), no. 63 (Helsinki, Tampere, Turku, Copenhagen, Hamburg)
Helsinki, Ateneum Art Museum; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection; New York, The National Academy of Design, Helene Schjerfbeck, 1992-93, no. 464
Paris, Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Lumière du monde, lumière du ciel, 1998, no. 176
Helsinki, Ateneum Art Museum, Helene Schjerfbeck. 150 Years, 2012, no. 668
Frankfurt, Schirn Kunsthalle, Helene Schjerfbeck, 2014-15, illustrated in the catalogue