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Helene Schjerfbeck

Spanish Girl

Property from a Swedish Private Collection

Helene Schjerfbeck

Helene Schjerfbeck

Spanish Girl

Spanish Girl

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Property from a Swedish Private Collection

Helene Schjerfbeck

Finnish

1862 - 1946

Spanish Girl


signed with initials twice lower right

oil on canvas

Unframed: 49 by 34.3cm., 19¼ by 13½in.

Framed: 69.4 by 54.8cm., 27¼ by 21½in.

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Kurt Lupander, Mätäsvaara, Finland (the son of the artist’s cousin Johan Lupander. Johan and his sister, Esther, both sat for Schjerfbeck. Esther most famously was her model for Dancing Shoes (1882))

Sale: Bukowski's, Stockholm, 26 May 2010, lot 136

Åmells, Stockholm

Purchased from the above by the present owner in 2011

H. Ahtela (Einar Reuter), Helena Schjerfbeck, Stockholm, 1953, p. 366, no. 675
Helene Schjerfbeck. 150 Years, exh. cat., The Finnish National Gallery Ateneum, 2012, p. 272, catalogued and illustrated, no. 534
Lena Holger, Helene Schjerfbeck, Stockholm, 2005, pl. 77, illustrated
Frankfurt, Schirn Kunsthalle, Helene Schjerfbeck, 2014-15, illustrated in the catalogue