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Alfred Kubin (1877 - 1959)

Lot 56: c - ALFRED KUBIN, 1877-1959 ESELEIN STRECK'DICH!

Sotheby's

March 23, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

signed, titled, dedicated Unserem lieben Collegen Benno Elkan dem 50.ger mit einem Rueckblick auf fast 30 Jahre - vom 50.ger/zum 2. Dezember 1927 and inscribed Das Tier welches wir uns alle wuenschen


watercolour, pen and ink and pencil on paper

Benno Elkan was a sculptor and exact contemporary of Kubin, who survived him by one year. His masterpiece, a monument to victims of war in Framkfurt-am-Main, was removed by the Nazis but restored after the Second World War.

PROVENANCE

Benno Elkan (a gift from the artist on 2nd December 1927)
A gift from the family of the above to the present owner

Dimensions

19.8 by 33cm., 7 3/4 by 13in.

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