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Property from an Important Southeast Asian Private Collection | 重要東南亞私人收藏

Walter Spies

Walter Spies 沃爾特·史畢斯 | Tierfabel (Animal fable) 動物寓言

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Property from an Important Southeast Asian Private Collection

Walter Spies

1895 - 1942

Tierfabel (Animal fable)

oil on canvas

painted in 1928

81 by 65 cm; 31 ¾ by 25 ½ in.








81 x 65 cm; 31 ¾ x 25 ½ in.

Collection of Victor Baron von Plessen, Wahlstorf, Germany (acquired directly from the artist in 1928)

Private European Collection (thence by descent, and sold: Christie's Singapore, 30 March 1997, Lot 47)

Important Southeast Asian Private Collection (acquired directly from the above sale) 


德國沃爾斯托夫 Victor Baron von Plessen私人收藏(1928年直接購自藝術家) 



Hans Rhodius, Schönheit und Riechtum des Lebens, Walter Spies (Maler und Musiker auf Bali 1895-1942), The Hague, 1964, page 258, page 263-264 and page 267

Hans Rhodius and John Darling Walter Spies and Balinese Art, Zutphen, 1980, page 35

Hildred Geertz, Images of Power, Balinese Paintings Made for Gregory Bateson and Margaret Mead, Singapore, 1994

Ruud Spruit, Kunstenaars op Bali, Amsterdam, 1995, page 61, illustrated, page 68 

John Stowell, Walter Spies: A Life in Art, Afterhours Books, Jakarta, 2011, page 312, colorplate 47, page 121, illustrated in color


〈美好生活:沃爾特·史畢斯(1895-1942年 峇里的畫家及音樂家)〉Hans Rhodius(海牙,一九六四年)258,263-264,267頁 

〈沃爾特·史畢斯和巴厘島藝術〉Hans Rhodius和John Darling(聚特芬,一九八〇年)35頁

〈Gregory Bateson和Margaret Mead製作的權力形象、巴厘島繪畫〉Hildred Geertz(新加坡,一九九四年)

〈巴厘島的藝術家〉Ruud Spruit(阿姆斯特丹,一九九五年)61頁,附圖,68頁

〈沃爾特·史畢斯:藝術人生〉約翰·斯托維著(雅加達,Afterhours Books出版社,二〇一一年)312頁,圖版47,121頁,彩圖