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Art (1900-1945) > Figurative Painting (1900-30s ) Walter Meyer-Vax

Walter Meyer-Vax - Oil on canvas

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Munich, Germany

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Der Redakteur. 1929.
Oil on canvas, relined.
Lower right monogrammed "V" and dated, signed in the image. Verso of the canvas with the hand-written address (presumably of the widow Dora Meyer-Vax, Nuremberg) and the note "Unverkäuflich" (not for sale). 140 x 76 cm (55.1 x 29.9 in).
The Neue Münchner Galerie Dr. Hiepe & Co. GmbH administrated the estate of Dore Meyer-Vax, the artist's wife.
• In January 1930 the artist submitted this and 4 other works for the Grand State Prize of the Prussian Art Academy and won first place for his painting "Hochzeitspaar beim Fotograf".
• Meyer-Vax was a student of Carl Hofer at the Berlin Academie
• Hardly any works by Walter Meyer-Vax, who fell in Stalingrad in 1942, have been preserved

EXHIBITION: Einsendungen für den Großen Staatspreis, Preußische Akademie der Künste, 1930.
Aus dem Programm der Galerie, Hubbuch, Gieger, Plattner, Bettermann, Kollwitz, Räderscheidt, Laible, Vogenauer, Moreau, Birkle, Ohmert, Walter Meyer-Vax, et al, Neue Münchner Galerie Dr. Hiepe & Co, Munich November 11, 1981 - February 13, 1982, cat. no. X 37 with illu.
From Expressionism to Resistance Art in Germany 1909 - 1936. The Marvin and Janet Fishman Collection, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee/Berlnische Galerie, Berlin / Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt a.Main / Kunsthalle Emden / The Jewish Museum, New York / Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha / High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1990 - 1992, cat. no. 120, illu. on p. 110.

LITERATURE: For the academy's archive see: here p. 163.
Jonieke van Es, La collection Marvin et Janet Fischman, Art et Resistance, The Hague / Brussels / Gent 1995, p. 249 and illu. on p. 178.

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