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Max Liebermann

1847 – Berlin – 1935

”Reiter in der Allee bei Sakrow”. 1924

Oil on canvas. 95 × 114 cm. (37 ⅜ × 44 ⅞ in.) Signed and dated lower right: M Liebermann 1924. On the reverse a label of the exhibition Pittsburgh 1925 (see below). Catalogue raisonné: Eberle 1924/39.  [3322] Frame: Italien, 17. Century 

ProvenancePaul Cassirer, Berlin (1924) / Alfred Tietz, Cologne (1925) / Estate Alfred Tietz, Jerusalem (1945) / Private Collection, Germany / Kunstsalon Franke, Baden-Baden (1990) / Private Collection, Switzerland / Art Cuéllar-Nathan, Zurich (acquired 2009 at Koller) / Private Collection, England (acquired 2017 at Art Cuéllar-Nathan)

EUR 500.000 – 700.000
USD 595,000 – 833,000

Sold for:
1,465,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„Reiter in der Allee bei Sakrow“

Auction 330Thursday, 10 June 2021
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We would like to thank Wolfgang Leicher, Großefehn, for kindly providing additional information of the exhibitions.

ExhibitionFrühjahrsausstellung. Berlin, Akademie der Künste, 1925, cat. no. 135 (?) / Twenty-fourth Annual International Exhibition of Paintings. Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, 1925, cat. no. 370 / Belgian, Italian, Russian, German, Czechoslovakian, Polish and Austrian Sections of the Twenty-fourth International Exhibition of Paintings. Philadelphia, The Art Club, 1926, cat. no. 53 / Carnegie International Exhibition. New York, Grand Central Art Galleries, 1926, cat. no. 224 / Foreign Section of the 24th International Exhibition of Paintings at Carnegie Institute. St. Louis, City Art Museum, 1926, cat. no. 287, ill. / Max Liebermann und die Schweiz. Meisterwerke aus Schweizer Sammlungen. Winterthur, Museum Oskar Reinhart, 2014, cat. no. 69, ill. / In Pursuit of Timeless Quality. New York, Michael Altmann Fine Art Gallery, 2016 / Max Liebermann. Vom Freizeitvergnügen zum modernen Sport. Bremen, Kunsthalle, and Berlin, Liebermann-Villa am Wannsee, 2016/17, cat. no. 115, ill.

Literature and IllustrationMonika Flacke-Knoch: Carl Einstein und Alfred Flechtheim. In: Wallraf-Richartz-Jahrbuch, vol. 48/49, 1987/88, p. 473-484, here p. 483, note 57 / Auction Z27: Moderne Graphik, Schweizer Kunst, Moderne Kunst, Zeitgenössische Kunst. Zurich, Koller Auktionen AG, 4.12.2009, cat. no. 3226, ill. / Wolfgang Leicher: Die Ausstellungen der Werke Max Liebermanns zwischen 1870 and 1945. In: Ernst Braun: Max Liebermann. Briefe. Nachträge. Baden-Baden, Deutscher Wissenschafts-Verlag (Schriftenreihe der Max-Liebermann-Gesellschaft e.V., vol. 9/II; release 2021)

Essay about this artwork by Lucy Wasensteiner.

• A rare motif inspired by the park of Sacrow Manor.
• EA particularly large landscape painting by the artist.
• The harmony and beauty of nature bathed in light.

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