Auctions → North German Art and Art and Antiques February 2011 → Februar 2011 Norddeutsche Kunst → Eduard Bargheer: Portrait of a contemplating Boy
Watercolour, 59 x 52,5 cm, min. foxing, min. tears on the margins. - We are grateful to Dirk Justus a. Peter Silze of the Bargheer foundation, Hamburg, for kind confirmation of authenticity. According to Justus a. Silze the painting shows a son of the Tietgens family. - Painter, draughtsman a. graphic artist, who, starting from expressionism, combined figurative a. abstract painting, member of the Hamburg secession, met P. Klee, lived alternately on Ischia a. in Blankenese, travelled to Tunisia, Maroc a. Egypt in the 1960s, exhibited at the Documenta I a. II. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Mus. a. others), Köln, Karlsruhe, Hannover a. others. - Lit.: Der Neue Rump, Baumgart, Heydorn, Rosenbach "E.B. Werkverzeichnis d. Druckgraphik 1930-1974" a. others.