Sale: 389 / Modern Art, April 27. 2012 in Munich Lot 592

 
Robert Breyer - Joseph und Potiphars Weib


592
Robert Breyer
Joseph und Potiphars Weib, 1909.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 3,000 / $ 3,390
Sold:
€ 4,750 / $ 5.367

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Joseph und Potiphars Weib. 1909.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated lower right. 105 x 150 cm (41,3 x 59 in).

PROVENANCE: Wallis Greß, Stuttgart (with old label on stretcher).
Collection Rolf Deyhle (with several labels on frame and stretcher).
Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Grafenau.

EXHIBITION: Robert Breyer and the Berlin Secession. Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum, Closter Cismar, 8 March - 8 June, 1992, Landesmuseum Mainz, 13 June - 1 August, 1993, Staatliche Galerie Moritzburg Halle, 29 August - 10 October, 1993, Städtische Galerie Stuttgart, 8 December, 1993 - 6 March, 1994, cat. no. 69, with illu. in colors p. 126.
Collection Rolf Deyhle, Kunsthalle in Emden 1993, inventory no. 64 (with several labels on stretcher).

LITERATURE: Published by Städtische Galerie Würzburg. "Malerfreunde. Max Slevogt und Robert Breyer". Donat Verlag, Bremen 1998, cat. no. 24, illu. in black and white p. 127 .

This biblical motif in large format was made during Breyer's days in Berlin, the influence of his colleagues Max Slevogt and Lovis Corinth eis still visible. [DB].




592
Robert Breyer
Joseph und Potiphars Weib, 1909.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 3,000 / $ 3,390
Sold:
€ 4,750 / $ 5.367

(incl. 25% surcharge)