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Emil Nolde

Nolde 1867 – 1956 Seebüll

”Meer (I)”. 1947

Oil on canvas. 67,5 × 88 cm. (26 ⅝ × 34 ⅝ in.) Signed lower left: E. Nolde. Signed and titled on the upper stretcher bar with brush in black: Emil Nolde: Meer (I). Inscribed upper right with brush in green: Jolanthe. Catalogue raisonné: Urban 1290.  [3056] Artist's original frame 

ProvenanceJolanthe Nolde, Seebüll/Heidelberg (1949–2010) / Private Collection, Northern Germany (2014–2021 on loan to the Brücke-Museum, Berlin)

EUR 1.000.000 – 1.500.000
USD 1,160,000 – 1,740,000

Sold for:
2,770,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„Meer (I)“

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ExhibitionEmil Nolde. Gemälde, Aquarelle, Graphik. Eine Privat-Sammlung. Heidelberg, Heidelberger Kunstverein, 1958, cat. no. 20 / Emil Nolde. Der Maler. Berlin, Brücke-Museum, and Ravensburg, Kunstmuseum, in cooperation with the Nolde-Stiftung Seebüll, 2016/17 / Unzertrennlich. Rahmen und Bilder der Brücke-Künstler. Berlin, Brücke-Museum, and Bernried am Starnberger See, Buchheim Museum der Phantasie, 2019/20, p. 246, cat. no. 67, ill., and p. 247, w. detail illustration

Literature and IllustrationChristian Ring, Nolde Stiftung Seebüll (ed.): Emil Noldes späte Liebe. Das Vermächtnis an seine Frau Jolanthe. Cologne, DuMont, 2013 (on the occasion of the exhibition of the Nolde-Stiftung Seebüll in the Berlin branch 2013/14), here 2nd ed. 2014, p. 14, p. 107, cat. no. 20 (ill.) and ill. p. 35 as well as photo as frontispiece (Jolanthe and Emil Nolde in the picture salon Seebüll, ca. 1948) / Janina Dahlmanns: Emil Nolde. Der Maler (exhibition in the Brücke-Museum, Berlin, 2016/17). In: Museumsjournal, 3/2016, p. 56-57, here ill. p. 57 / Bernhard Fulda and Aya Soika: Emil Nolde. Eine Deutsche Legende. Der Künstler im Nationalsozialismus. 2 vols. Munich among others, Prestel, 2019 (on the occasion of the exhibition with the same title in Berlin, Neue Galerie in the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, 2019), vol. (I): Essay- and illustrated book, photo p. 227 and detail photo p. 246, and vol. (II): Chronik und Dokumente, detail photo p. 238

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