Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 114

 
114
Theo von Brockhusen
Strandpromenade in Knokke, Um 1907.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,600
Sold:
€ 42,500 / $ 51.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Strandpromenade in Knokke. Um 1907.
Oil on canvas.
Signed in lower right. On the reverse with a label inscribed with the artist's name and "No. 8359". 64 x 79.5 cm (25.1 x 31.2 in). [CH].

• Published as early as in 1908 (in the monthly "Kunst und Künstler").
• Particularly gaudy and atmospheric impression of the Belgian coastal town Knokke.
• Brockhusen created a very charming depiction with a pastose and broad brushstroke and a central perspective.
• Another picture of the beach in Knokke is part of the collection of the Berlinische Galerie / Landesmuseum für Moderne Kunst und Fotografie, Berlin.
• Theo von Brockhusen joined the Berlin Secession in 1905
.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Lower Saxony.

EXHIBITION: Paul Cassirer, VI. Ausstellung (Kollektion v. Brockhusen, Engel, Jawlensky, Liebermann, Slevogt), X. Jahrgang, Berlin 1907/1908, cat. no. 5 or 9 ("Die Digue in Knokke“)
Theo von Brockhusen (1882-1919). Ein Maler zwischen Impressionismus und Expressionismus, Museum Ostdeutsche Galerie Regensburg, Regensburg, July 25 - October 10, 1999, Stadtmuseum, Berlin, October 28, 1999 - January 30, 2000 (with illu. on p. 112).
Die Sehnsucht des Lichts. Malerei im Spätimpressionismus, Brandenburgisches Landesmuseum für moderne Kunst (BLMK), Cottbus, December 1, 2018 - February 10, 2019.

LITERATURE: Kunst und Künstler. Illustrierte Monatsschrift für bildende Kunst und Kunstgewerbe, 6 1908, p. 258 (with illu., titled "Strasse am Strand").

114
Theo von Brockhusen
Strandpromenade in Knokke, Um 1907.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,600
Sold:
€ 42,500 / $ 51.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)