Oil on canvas.
Gries 100 A. Upper left signed and dated. With the artist's name, the title and the date on the reverse. 33.1 x 25.3 cm (13 x 9.9 in).
In the original artist frame. [AM].
• From Johannes Molzahn's important early creative period.
• Between 1917 and 1922 the artist participated in several exhibitions at Herwarth Walden's 'Galerie Sturm'.
• Works by Johannes Molzahn are very rare on the international auction market.
PROVENANCE: Robert and Ella Bermann-Michel, Schmelz.
Jürgen Holstein, Berlin.
Private collection (acquired from the above in 1983).
EXHIBITION: Johannes Molzahn, Gemälde – Aquarelle – Zeichnungen – Druckgraphik, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, August 5 - September 23, 1956, cat. no. 5.
Bauhaus, Antiquariat Jürgen Holstein, Berlin, 1987, cat. no. 234 (with illu.).
Johannes Molzahn. Das malerische Werk, Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum, Duisburg, July 7 - September 18, 1988, cat. no. 18 (with illu. on p. 54).
In good condition. With isolated spots of subtle craquelure. Bottom corners rubbed and colors with slight irregularities. Firmly mounted in frame. Not unframed for cataloging. [AM]
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