1900 - 1986
PORTRAIT EINES SCHAUSPIELERS I (PORTRAIT OF AN ACTOR I) - RECTO STUDIE (STUDY) - VERSO
signed Albert Birkle (towards lower right) - recto
signed Albert Birkle and dated Juli 23 (lower right) - verso
charcoal on paper
48 by 35cm., 18 7/8 by 13 3/4 in.
Executed in July 1923.
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 820.
Galerie Heinze, Salzburg (acquired directly from the artist in 1985)
Private Collection, Europe
Sylvia Kraker, Albert Birkle 1900-1986 (PhD dissertation), 1992, no. 410