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Albert Birkle

Lot 121002460
Der Kunsthändler Victor Hartberg, 1931
Oil on cardboard

23.0 x 21.3 in (58.5 x 54.0 cm)

Lot 121002460
Der Kunsthändler Victor Hartberg, 1931
Oil on cardboard
23.0 x 21.3 in (58.5 x 54.0 cm)

Estimate:
€ 10,000 - 12,000
Auction: -12 days

Ketterer Kunst GmbH & Co KG

City: Munich
Auction: Feb 15, 2024 03:02 PM
Auction number: 22
Auction name: Online Only

Lot Details
Oil on cardboard , laminated on board.
Kraker 515. Bottom left signed and dated, presumably by a hand other than that of the artist. With the monogram in ligature in red pen, the number "41" and the insription "fette schwache Damarisolierung 12.31" on the reverse. 58.5 x 54 cm.
The painting is registered under number 41 in the artist's hand-written work list in the Archive Arlbert Birkle. [AM].
- Striking portrait of the art trader Victor Hartberg. Birkle had his first exhibition at the Berlin gallery in 1932. - Depiction in the artist's characteristic immediacy. - Birkle's works from the 1920s are the most-sought after ones on the international auction market (sourcee: artprice.com).
We are grateful to Roswita and Victor Pontzen, Archive Albert Birkle, Salzburg, for their kind support in catalogign this lot.
LITERATURE: Grisebach, Berlin, auction 76, November 27, 1999, lot 237.
Albert Birkle - Gemälde und Zeichnungen, Kunsthandlung Victor Hartberg, Berlin, January 6 - 31, 1932, cat. no. 19. Stuttgarter Secession, 7th exhibition, Stuttgart, June 14 - 25, 1932, cat. no. 35. Kunsthaus Schaller, Stuttgart, 1932. Albert Birkle. 150 Werke von 1916-1980, Neue Münchner Galerie Dr. Hiepe, Munich, 1982, cat. no. 150
Artist's ownership (until 1978). Art trader Fischer, Berlin (with the label on the reverse). Private collection Northern Germany
Good overall impression. Edges with spots of material and color loss. Varnish partly unevenly discolored. Margins with isolated, skillfully retouched spots and two tiny spots of color loss in the image. Signature and date belatedly added by a hand other thna that of the artist. The condition report was compiled in daylight with the help of an ultraviolet light and to the best of knowledge.
Lot Details
Oil on cardboard , laminated on board.
Kraker 515. Bottom left signed and dated, presumably by a hand other than that of the artist. With the monogram in ligature in red pen, the number "41" and the insription "fette schwache Damarisolierung 12.31" on the reverse. 58.5 x 54 cm.
The painting is registered under number 41 in the artist's hand-written work list in the Archive Arlbert Birkle. [AM].
- Striking portrait of the art trader Victor Hartberg. Birkle had his first exhibition at the Berlin gallery in 1932. - Depiction in the artist's characteristic immediacy. - Birkle's works from the 1920s are the most-sought after ones on the international auction market (sourcee: artprice.com).
We are grateful to Roswita and Victor Pontzen, Archive Albert Birkle, Salzburg, for their kind support in catalogign this lot.
LITERATURE: Grisebach, Berlin, auction 76, November 27, 1999, lot 237.
Albert Birkle - Gemälde und Zeichnungen, Kunsthandlung Victor Hartberg, Berlin, January 6 - 31, 1932, cat. no. 19. Stuttgarter Secession, 7th exhibition, Stuttgart, June 14 - 25, 1932, cat. no. 35. Kunsthaus Schaller, Stuttgart, 1932. Albert Birkle. 150 Werke von 1916-1980, Neue Münchner Galerie Dr. Hiepe, Munich, 1982, cat. no. 150
Artist's ownership (until 1978). Art trader Fischer, Berlin (with the label on the reverse). Private collection Northern Germany
Good overall impression. Edges with spots of material and color loss. Varnish partly unevenly discolored. Margins with isolated, skillfully retouched spots and two tiny spots of color loss in the image. Signature and date belatedly added by a hand other thna that of the artist. The condition report was compiled in daylight with the help of an ultraviolet light and to the best of knowledge.

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