1900 - 1986
RUGBYSPIEL (RUGBY GAME)
signed A. Birkle (lower right); signed Albert Birkle and titled on the reverse
pastel on board
41 by 81.5cm., 16 1/8 by 32in.
Executed in 1927.
We would like to thank Roswita and Victor Pontzen, Archive Albert Birkle, Salzburg, for their assistance in the cataloguing of this lot. This work will be included in their forthcoming catalogue raisonné under the number 792.
Galerie Heinze, Salzburg
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Munich, Neue Münchner Galerie Dr. Hiepe, Albert Birkle. 150 Werke von 1916-1980, 1982
Salzburg, Museum Carolino Augusteum; Kißlegg, Museum Expressiver Realismus & Rottweil, Dominikanermuseum, Albert Birkle, 2001, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue
Sylvia Kraker, Albert Birkle 1900-1986 (PhD dissertation), 1992, no. 629