European & British Art, Part I

European & British Art, Part I

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Property from a Swedish Private Collection

Helene Schjerfbeck

Spanish Girl

Auction Closed

July 13, 12:35 PM GMT


300,000 - 500,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from a Swedish Private Collection

Helene Schjerfbeck


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.

Please note this lot is subject to an irrevocable bid. Please refer to the online catalogue for information on irrevocable bids.

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