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PROPERTY RESTITUTED TO THE HEIRS OF MAX AND HERTHA MORGENSTERN

Alfred Kubin
MÖRSER (MORTAR)
ACCÉDER AU LOT
314

PROPERTY RESTITUTED TO THE HEIRS OF MAX AND HERTHA MORGENSTERN

Alfred Kubin
MÖRSER (MORTAR)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Alfred Kubin
1877 - 1959
MÖRSER (MORTAR)
signed Kubin (lower right) and faintly titled (lower left); with the Max Morgenstern Collection Stamp on the verso
pen and brush and ink, watercolour and gouache on Kataster paper
image: 31.3 by 25.2cm., 12 1/4 by 9 7/8 in.
sheet: 39.8 by 31.5cm., 115 5/8 by 12 3/8 in.
Executed in 1914.
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This work is recorded in the Kubin Archiv at the Lenbachhaus, Munich under no. 209.

Provenance

Maximilian (Max) & Hertha Morgenstern, Vienna (acquired directly from the artist)
Dr. Kurt Otte, Hamburg (acquired from the above in June 1938)
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich (acquired from the above in 1971)
Restituted by the above to the heirs of Max & Hertha Morgenstern in 2019

Exposition

Vienna, Albertina Wien, Alfred Kubin, Handzeichnungen, Aquarelle und druckgraphische Arbeite, 1937, no. 149
Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus & Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Alfred Kubin 1877-1959, 1990-91, no. 152, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Munich, Lenbachhaus, 2008 (on view as part of the Museum's Blaue Reiter showcase)
Munich, Lenbachhaus & Vienna, Albertina Wien, Der Blaue Reiter, Tanz der Farben, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen und Druckgraphik aus dem Lenbachhaus, 2010-11, no. 152, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Description

'The gigantic organisation of the war machinery, the awful acts of destruction, the heroic bravery of the individuals, impressed and rattled me.....'


(Alfred Kubin, quoted in Alfred Kubin, Handzeichnungen, Aquarelle und druckgraphische Arbeiten (exhibition catalogue), Vienna, Albertina Wien, 1937, p. 18)

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