Dahlien. 1941. Oil on cardboard. Signed in lower left. Verso signed, titled and inscribed with the numbers "27/41" and "46", there also with the estate stamp and an adhesive label with the partly hand-written and partly stamped estate number B 258 and with an old sticker with the stamped number "620". 45 x 33.3 cm (17.7 x 13.1 in).
• A flower bouquet in a blaze of colors. • Flower still lifes are G. Münter's preferred subject. • The love for detail becomes particularly obvious in Münter's flower still lifes.
Accompanied by a written confirmation issued by the Gabriele Münter- and Johannes Eichner-Foundation, Munich, on October 16, 2012. The work will be included into the catalog raisonné of paintings by Gabriele Münter.
PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate. Gabriele Münter- and Johannes Eichner-Foundation, Munich. Private collection Northern Germany.
EXHIBITION: Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York (verso with a label). Galerie Rosenbach, Hanover, 1976 (verso with a label inscribed "Juni 1976 Basel" by a hand other than that of the artist).
"It seems as if the diversity of the world found expression in the richness and variety of her flowers." Karl-Egon Vester, Gabriele Münter, ex. cat., Hamburg 1988, p. 10.