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Otto Rodewald: Bathing Boys

Otto Rodewald (Schöningen 1891 - Hamburg 1960)

Bathing Boys

Lot-No. 544 | Proceeds: 69.400,00 €

Oil/canvas, 100 x 100 cm, lo. ri. sign. and dat. Rodewald 20, on the backing cardboard title and artist's adress, on the frame label of Hamburger Kunstverein with no. 1477. - Exhibition: Hamburger Kunstverein. - Literature: The paiting is published: Der Neue Rump, 2013, S. 374; M. Bruhns: Kunst in der Krise, Bd. 2, 2001, S. 331, jeweils mit Datierung 1919; V. D. Heydorn: Maler in Hamburg, Bd. 1, 1974, Titelbild und Farbabb. S. 96. - Provenance: From the estate of Charlotte Thiede, the artist's wife; thence by descent. - German Painter and graphic artist. R. studied at the Hamburg applied arts school under C. O. Czeschka and in 1921 joined the Hamburg secession. he made study trips through Switzerland, France, Italy and to the Middle East, 1929-31 he lived in Tunisia. Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle), Schleswig (SHLM), Frankfurt (Städel) a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit, Der Neue Rump a. others.

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