Boy in Front of Two Standing and One Seated Girls
Type of Object: Painting
Technique: distemper on canvas
Measurements: 120 x 88,2 cm
Date or Period: 1918/1919
Item used to belong to the following collections:
Current owner: Kunsthalle, Emden
Current location of an object: Kunsthalle, Emden
Other Relevant Historical Information:

Ismar Littmann, Breslau (who was a friend of the artist); Sale Max Perl, Berlin 1935 (the Gestapo confiscated it from the auction). It was then shown at the "Entartete Kunst" (Degenerate Art) exhibition in Munich in 1937. In 1979 it was purchased by Henri Nannen in Achim Moeller Gallery in London. Gift of Nannen to the Museum in Emden.

Related Written Material:

Achim Sommer, Otto Muellers „Knabe vor zwei stehenden und einem sitzendem Mädchen (Landschaft mit Figuren)“ von 1918/19 – Ein expressionistisches Gemälde aus der ehemaligen Sammlung Dr. Ismar Littmann, Breslau [in:] Beiträge öffentlicher Einrichtungen der Bundesrepublik Deutschland zum Umgang mit Kulturgütern aus ehemaligen jüdischen Besitz, Ulf Häder (ed.), Magdeburg 2001, p. 92-103

Authors of this entry:
  • Magdalena Palica
Published on: 07 / 12 / 2009
Project co-financed by Ministry of Labour and Social Policy under Government Project – Civic Benefit Fund.
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