Lot 376: Max Slevogt, Loreley, 1886
December 2, 2016
Cologne, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Signed 'Slevogt' (later) in black lower left. Signed, dated, and inscribed 'gemalt 1886 Slevogt' in black verso on relined canvas.Accompanied by a certificate from Sigrun Paas, Mainz, dated October 2015We would like to thank Bernhard Geil, Slevogthof Neukastel, for confirmatory information.Compositionally, Slevogt's pencil drawing "Loreley. Entwurf für ein Gemälde", created in 1886, is directly related (Imiela op. cit. 110).
Condition Report: A few isolated retouches in upper area of the sky and along the left margin.
Notes: VAT: Margin scheme
Provenance: Family possession, Hesse
Dimensions: 34.6 x 18.2 cm resp. 36 x 19.2 cm
Artist or Maker: Max Slevogt
Literature: cf. Hans-Jürgen Imiela, Max Slevogt, Karlsruhe 1968, p. 289 with illus. no. 110, and p. 14 and p. 346, annot. 7
Medium: Oil on canvas, old relining and mounted on slightly larger stretcher Framed