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Property from the Descendants of Richard L. Feigen

Max Beckmann

Künstler am Meer (Artists by the Sea)

Auction Closed

March 2, 07:38 PM GMT


350,000 - 450,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from the Descendants of Richard L. Feigen

Max Beckmann

1884 - 1950

Künstler am Meer (Artists by the Sea)

signed Beckmann and dated F.30 (upper left)

oil on canvas

36.2 by 24.4cm., 14¼ by 9⅝in.

Painted in 1930.




1884 - 1950年




36.2 x 24.4 公分;14¼ x 9⅝ 英寸


J.B. Neumann, New York
Elizabeth Molnar, New York (sold: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 8th & 9th December 1965, lot 132)
Harry Spiro, New York & New Orleans (purchased at the above sale)
Catherine Viviano Gallery, New York (acquired by 1973)
Richard L. Feigen, New York (acquired by 1976)
Thence by descent to the present owners

Benno Reifenberg & Wilhelm Hausenstein, Max Beckmann, Munich, 1949, no. 290 (titled Figuren am Strand (Szene am Meer mit Maler))

'Exhibitions in New York. Max Beckmann New Art Circle' in Art News, 1931, vol. 29, no. 27, mentioned p. 9 (titled Bathers)

Erhard Göpel & Barbara Göpel, Max Beckmann. Katalog der Gemälde, Bern, 1976, vol. I, no. 332, catalogued p. 235; vol. II, no. 332, illustrated pl. 114

The Art Lover Library, Max Beckmann, New York, 1931, vol. 5, illustrated p. 47

Carla Schulz-Hoffmann, Max Beckmann. 'Der Maler', Munich, 1991, illustrated

Klaus Gallwitz, Uwe M. Schneede & Stephan von Wiese (eds.), Max Beckmann Briefe. Band II: 1925–1937, Munich & Zurich, 1994, mentioned p. 390

Landschaft als Fremde (exhibition catalogue), Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, 1998

Max Beckmann. Menschen am Meer (exhibition catalogue), Bucerius Kunst Forum, Hamburg, illustrated in colour p. 104 

Kaldewei Kulturstiftung (eds.), MaxBeckmann. Catalogue Raisonné der Gemälde,, no. 332 (accessed on 15th February 2022)