Junge mit Federhut. 1910. Oil on canvas , relined on canvas in former times. Vriesen 531. Heiderich 159. On reverse of the canvas and on the stretcher with the estate stamp, there inscribd with the catalog raisonné number "V531". Stretcher additionally inscribed with the artist's name, date, title, catalog raisonné information and the number "26198" by a hand other than that of the artist. 34.5 x 36.2 cm (13.5 x 14.2 in). This work was a gift from the artist for his maid Anni Breuer, who worked for the Macke family from 1910 until she got married in 1918. [CH]. - Present from August Macke for Anni Breuer, the Macke family's maid. - In Macke's typical strong coloring.
LITERATURE: Kornfeld & Klipstein, Bern, 145th auction, Modern Art from 19th and 20th Century, June 16, 1972, lot 681 (with illu. in black-and-white, plate 72). Hauswedell und Nolte, Hamburg, 199th auction, June 7, 1974, lot 1129 (with black-and-white illu., p. 341). Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, 558th auction, May 21, 1977, lot 371 (with black-and-white illu., plate 1).