Sonnenblumen (Sunflowers). 1933. Oil on canvas. Firmenich/Lukas 263. Signed and dated in lower right. 88 x 79 cm (34.6 x 31.1 in). Verso with a barely visible village scene, presumably overpainted by the artist. [CH]. • Remarkable still life from the artist's best period of creation • Verso with an overpainted village scene, executed by teh artist. • Part of the 1956 commemorative exhibition at the acclaimed gallery St. Etienne in New York.
PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate. Galerie St. Etienne, New York. Galerie Hagemeier, Frankfurt am Main. Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned in 2010).
EXHIBITION: Memorial Exhibition Josef Scharl, The Gallery St. Etienne, New York, November 17 - December 15, 1956. Paintings by Expressionists, The Gallery St. Etienne, New York, January 27 - February 21, 1962 (no cat.).