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Drei Männchen II

Christian Rohlfs (Niendorf/Holstein 1849 - Hagen/Westfalen 1938)


Drei Männchen II

Lot-No. 276

Proceeds : 1.900,00 €


Woodcut in colours, 16,5 x 21 cm, on the reverse estate stamp with pencil inscription 'Frau Christian Rohlfs', inscribed with pencil 'Männchen II, 1922, Holzschnitt Vogt 139', framed under glass. - Provenance: Estate of the artist; Galerie Utermann, Dortmund; private collection North Rhine Westphalia. - Important German expressionist painter. R. studied at the Weimar academy under P. Thumann since 1870, developed his style from naturalism to impressionism in his Weimar time. On invitation of K. E. Osthaus he became teacher at the Folkwang university of the arts in 1901. Many of his works were removed from museums as 'degenerate' by the Nazis in 1937. His art was honoured posthumously at the Documenta I in 1955. Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle), Berlin, Munich, Karlsruhe, Düsseldorf, Essen (Folkwang-Mus.), Aachen, Hagen, Weimar a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit a. others.

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Christian Rohlfs: Drei Männchen II


Christian Rohlfs (Niendorf/Holstein 1849 - Hagen/Westfalen 1938)

Drei Männchen II

Lot-No. 276

Proceeds : 1.900,00 €

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Woodcut in colours, 16,5 x 21 cm, on the reverse estate stamp with pencil inscription 'Frau Christian Rohlfs', inscribed with pencil 'Männchen II, 1922, Holzschnitt Vogt 139', framed under glass. - Provenance: Estate of the artist; Galerie Utermann, Dortmund; private collection North Rhine Westphalia. - Important German expressionist painter. R. studied at the Weimar academy under P. Thumann since 1870, developed his style from naturalism to impressionism in his Weimar time. On invitation of K. E. Osthaus he became teacher at the Folkwang university of the arts in 1901. Many of his works were removed from museums as 'degenerate' by the Nazis in 1937. His art was honoured posthumously at the Documenta I in 1955. Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle), Berlin, Munich, Karlsruhe, Düsseldorf, Essen (Folkwang-Mus.), Aachen, Hagen, Weimar a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit a. others.

Drei Männchen II
Drei Männchen II