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Friedrich Ahlers-Hestermann (Hamburg 1883 - Berlin 1973) - Gertrud, the Sister of the Artist at a table


Gertrud, the Sister of the Artist at a table

Lot-Nr. 4 | Friedrich Ahlers-Hestermann (Hamburg 1883 - Berlin 1973)


Gertrud, the Sister of the Artist at a table | Reserveprice 9.500 €

Oil/canvas, 75,5 x 90,5 cm, sign. a. dat. up. ri. F. Ahlers-Hestermann 1905, on the reverse label of the Frühjahrs-Kunstausstellung Hamburg 1907, of the Berlin academy, of gallery Commeter a. others, unframed. - Cat. rais.: Manigold 28. - The important early work shows in its composition, its colourism a. colour application still influences of French impressionism. According to Ahler-Hestermanns own assessment the painting contrasts the darker earlier works with its freshness. - Painter a. author, trained by A. Siebelist, travelled to Paris with F. Nölken a. W. Rosam where he became pupil of H. Matisse in 1910 a. met his future wife, A. Povorina, member of the Hamburgischer Künstlerclub a. the Hamburg secession, since 1928 professor at the Cologne Werkkunstschule, dismissed by the Nazis in 1933, after the war he became a head of the Berlin academy of arts, was awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz a. the Edwin Scharff award. - Mus.: Berlin, Hamburg, Essen, Köln u.a. - Lit.: Der Neue Rump; F. A.-H., Pause vor dem dritten Akt, 1949 (1975); C. Meyer-Tönnesmann, Der Hamburgische Künstlerclub von 1897, 1985; Manigold, Der Hamburger Maler F.A.-H., Phil. Diss. VHG Hamburg 1986; Ewers-Schultz, F. A.-H., hrsg. von der Gal. Herold Hamburg, Fischerhude 2003; C. Meyer-Tönnesmann u.a.: Zwischen Hamburg u. Paris. Die Siebelist-Schüler, Ausst.-Kat., Hamburg 2009.

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