Italienische Bäuerin. Around 1922-1925. Pencil drawing. Lower right monogrammed "AR" (framed by a heart) and titled. On transparent wove paper. 36.9 x 24.8 cm (14.5 x 9.7 in), size of sheet. Rée inscribed works with a monogram in a heart when the depicted person was particularly important to her. This work was made in Positano.
The work will be included into the revised catalog raisonné with the number Z 191. We are grateful to Dr. Maike Bruhns, Hamburg, for her kind support in cataloging this lot.
PROVENANCE: Collection Valerie Alport, Hamburg (as of 1936 Oxford). Family ownership Dr. Erich Alport, Oxford. UK art trade, 1988. Private collection Northern Germany.