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Georg Tappert

1880 – Berlin – 1957

”Geisha-Revue”. 1911/13

Oil on canvas. 115,5 × 105,5 cm. (45 ½ × 41 ½ in.) Signed lower right: Tappert. Catalogue raisonné: Wietek 134. On the reverse the painting "Zwei Akte vor Bäumen“. Circa 1914 (Wietek 151). Margins patched, minor retouchings.  [3548] Framed 

ProvenanceGalerie Nierendorf, Berlin / Private Collection, Switzerland / Private Collection, Europe

EUR 350.000 – 450.000
USD 412,000 – 529,000

Sold for:
709,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„Geisha-Revue“

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
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ExhibitionGeorg Tappert. Berlin, Galerie Nierendorf, 1963, cat. no. 22, ill. of reverse p. 8 ("Zwei Akte in Landschaft [Betty]“) / Georg Tappert. Gemälde 1906–1933. Wiederentdeckung eines Expressionisten (= 70. B·A·T-Ausstellung). Hamburg, B·A·T-Haus, 1977, cat. no. 17, w. ill. of reverse ("Zwei Akte in Landschaft“) / Georg Tappert. Ein Berliner Expressionist 1880–1957. Berlin, Berlinische Galerie, 1980/81, ill. of reverse p. 19 ("Zwei Akte vor Bäumen“) / Georg Tappert. Deutscher Expressionist. Schleswig, Stiftung Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesmuseen, Schloss Gottorf, and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, 2005, cat. no. 25 ("Geisha-Revue“) and cat. no. 37 ("Zwei Akte vor Bäumen“), ill. p. 79 and p. 80 / Berlin–Tokyo. Tokyo–Berlin. Die Kunst zweier Städte. Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie, and Tokyo, Mori Art Museum, 2006, p. 342 (dated "um 1911“), ill. p. 100 (the “Geisha-Revue“ was also reproduced on the exhibition banner which hung at the Neue Nationalgalerie)

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