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Resting Cows

Emil Nolde (Nolde 1867 - Seebüll 1956)


Resting Cows

Lot-No. 118

Proceeds : 18.900,00 €


1926, lithograph in colours/japan paper, 60 x 80 cm, lo. ri. autographed Emil Nolde, lo. le. titled 'Ruhende Kühe' as well as inscribed 'In dieser Fassung ein Druck', paper min. wavy, unframed. - Copy from an edition of eleven. - For the original artwork © Nolde-Stiftung Seebüll. - Literature: Cat. rais.: Schiefler-Mosel 66. - Provenance: Bought by the grandmother of the consignors wife in the 1920s in North Frisia, probably directly from the artist; thence family property. - Painter, graphic artist a. sculptor, one of the leading German expressionists. After being trained at the Sauermann sculpting school in Flensburg N. worked in Switzerland a. in Munich. Because the local academy refused him he studied at A. Hölzels art school, followed by studies at the Académie Julian in Paris in 1899. Thereafter he lived in Copenhagen a. Berlin where he for a short time became member of the artist's group 'Brücke' in 1906/07. He was co-founder of the 'Neue Secession' in Berlin in 1910. In 1926 he began to erect his world famous house a. studio in Seebüll. N. was proscribed as 'degenerate' during the Nazi era; he received many honours after 1945. Among others his works were showcased at the Documenta I to III a. are today in the most eminent collections all over the world.

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Emil Nolde: Resting Cows


Emil Nolde (Nolde 1867 - Seebüll 1956)

Resting Cows

Lot-No. 118

Proceeds : 18.900,00 €

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1926, lithograph in colours/japan paper, 60 x 80 cm, lo. ri. autographed Emil Nolde, lo. le. titled 'Ruhende Kühe' as well as inscribed 'In dieser Fassung ein Druck', paper min. wavy, unframed. - Copy from an edition of eleven. - For the original artwork © Nolde-Stiftung Seebüll. - Literature: Cat. rais.: Schiefler-Mosel 66. - Provenance: Bought by the grandmother of the consignors wife in the 1920s in North Frisia, probably directly from the artist; thence family property. - Painter, graphic artist a. sculptor, one of the leading German expressionists. After being trained at the Sauermann sculpting school in Flensburg N. worked in Switzerland a. in Munich. Because the local academy refused him he studied at A. Hölzels art school, followed by studies at the Académie Julian in Paris in 1899. Thereafter he lived in Copenhagen a. Berlin where he for a short time became member of the artist's group 'Brücke' in 1906/07. He was co-founder of the 'Neue Secession' in Berlin in 1910. In 1926 he began to erect his world famous house a. studio in Seebüll. N. was proscribed as 'degenerate' during the Nazi era; he received many honours after 1945. Among others his works were showcased at the Documenta I to III a. are today in the most eminent collections all over the world.

Resting Cows