Bar, Brown

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Bar, Brown

Alternate Title: Bar, Braun
1944
Paintings
Oil on canvas
Canvas: 35 1/4 × 16 3/4 in. (89.54 × 42.55 cm) Frame: 41 1/2 × 23 × 2 in. (105.41 × 58.42 × 5.08 cm)
Gift of Robert and Mary M. Looker (M.2013.128)
Not currently on public view

Curator Notes

Frankfurt-am-Main, Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Unknown Exhibition Title, 1947 (with incorrect date 1935) ...
Frankfurt-am-Main, Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Unknown Exhibition Title, 1947 (with incorrect date 1935) Düsseldorf, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf and Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Max Beckmann, 1950. Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Museum, The Marvin and Janet Fishman Collection: Art in Germany 1909-1936, From Expressionism to Resistance, 1990-1992. February, 1 1991. Exhibition tour: Berlinische Galerie, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Photographie und Architektur im Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (March 1 - April 29 1991); Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main (June 7 - August 18 1991); Kunsthalle, Emden (August 29 - October 29 1991); Kunsthalle, Stiftung Henri Nannen; The Jewish Museum, New York (November 21 1991 - January 25 1992); Omaha, Nebraska, Joslyn Art Museum; High Museum, Atlanta (June 6 - August 30 1992).   The Hague, Museum Paleis Lange Voorhout; Stockholm, Liljevalchs Konsthall; Helsinki, Helsingin Taidehalli and Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Art et Resistance, Les peintres allemandes de l’entre-deux-guerres – La collection Marvin et Janet Fishman, 1995-1996, no. 1 Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum, Max Beckmann in Amsterdam, 1937-1947, April 6 - August 19, 2007.
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Provenance

Studio of the artist;
1944 Dr. Hildebrand Gurlitt, Dresden and Düsseldorf;
1956 Frau Helene Gurlitt, Düsseldorf and Munich;
R.N. Ketterer Auction, Stuttgart, 20 May 1960, cat....
Studio of the artist;
1944 Dr. Hildebrand Gurlitt, Dresden and Düsseldorf;
1956 Frau Helene Gurlitt, Düsseldorf and Munich;
R.N. Ketterer Auction, Stuttgart, 20 May 1960, cat. no 35, Part 1, lot 57, illustrated, unsold;
1968 Frau Helene Gurlitt Estate, Munich;
1971 Galerie Roman Norbert Ketterer, Campione d'Italia (Canton Tessine);
Sotheby's Munich, 28 October 1987, lot 49c
Marvin and Janet Fishman, Milwaukee acquired above;
Sotheby's London, 18 October 2000, lot 10
Acquired by Robert and Mary M. Looker from above;
2013 - present Los Angeles County Museum of Art, United States, California, Los Angeles, gift from Robert and Mary M. Looker
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Bibliography

  • Göpel, Erhard, and Barbara Göpel. 1976. Katalog und Dokumentation. Vol. 1 of Max Beckmann: Katalog der Gemälde. Bern: Kornfeld & Cie

  • Göpel, Erhard, and Barbara Göpel. 1976. Katalog und Dokumentation. Vol. 1 of Max Beckmann: Katalog der Gemälde. Bern: Kornfeld & Cie

  • Göpel, Erhard, and Barbara Göpel. 1976. Tafeln und Bibliographie. Vol. 2 of Max Beckmann: Katalog der Gemälde. Bern: Kornfeld & Cie.

  • Moderne Kunst VII. Lugano: Galerie Roman Norman Ketterer, 1971.
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