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Rocks near the Caves above Chateau Noir bu Paul Cezanne

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906)

Rochers prés des grottes au-dessus de Cháteau Noir (Rocks near the Caves above Chateau Noir), 1895-1900

Watercolor and pencil on paper

18 x 11 1/2 in. (45.7 x 29.2 cm)

Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Etude de Vieillard assis (Study of an Old Man Seated), 1856-1858
Pencil on off-white laid paper
12 5/8 x 9 1/4 in. (32.1 x 23.5 cm)
Inscribed by the artist in pencil lower left: Rome 1856
Degas vente stamp (Lügt 658) in red lower left
Vente IV:97.e 

Alfred Sisley, Bords de Seine, près de l’île Saint-Denis (At the Edge of the Seine, near L’île Saint-Denis), 1872, Oil on canvas, 18 ½ x 25 ½ in. (46 x 65 cm), Signed lower left: Sisley

Alfred Sisley (1839-1899)
Bords de Seine, près de l’île Saint-Denis (At the Edge of the Seine, near L’île Saint-Denis), 1872
Oil on canvas
18 1/2 x 25 1/2 in. (46 x 65 cm)
Signed lower left: Sisley

Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894)
Chrysanthemums in the Garden at Petit-Gennevilliers, 1893
Oil on canvas
38 5/8 x 23 1/2 in. (98 x 59.8 cm)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Paul Gauguin, Ta-Matete (The Market), 1892, Fan: watercolor, gouache, pen and ink, and graphite on cream wove paper, 5 ¾ x 18 1/8 in. (14.5 x 46 cm), John C. Whitehead Collection, until 2015

Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)
Ta-Matete (The Market), 1892
Fan: watercolor, gouache, pen and ink, and graphite on cream wove paper
5 3/4 x 18 1/8 in. (14.5 x 46 cm)
John C. Whitehead Collection, until 2015

Odilon Redon, Bouquet de fleurs (Bouquet of Flowers), c. 1912, Oil on canvas, 28 ¾ x 21 ½ in. (73 x 54.6 cm), Inscribed, lower left: ODILON REDON, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Odilon Redon (1840-1916)
Bouquet de fleurs (Bouquet of Flowers), c. 1912
Oil on canvas
28 3/4 x 21 1/2 in. (73 x 54.6 cm)
Inscribed, lower left: ODILON REDON
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Maurice Denis (1870-1943)
La Cuisinière, 1893
Oil on canvas
32 1/8 x 23 3/8 in. (81.6 x 59.3 cm)
Signed and dated lower left: MAVD 93
John C. Whitehead Collection, until 2015

Amedeo Modigliani, Beatrice Hastings, 1916, Oil on canvas, 25.5 x 18 1/8 in (64.9 x 45.9 cm), John C. Whitehead Collection, until 2015

Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920)
Beatrice Hastings, 1916
Oil on canvas
25.5 x 18 1/8 in (64.9 x 45.9 cm)
John C. Whitehead Collection, until 2015

Georges Braque (1882-1963)
Tête de femme II, 1930
Oil on canvas
18 x 15 in. (45.7 x 38.1 cm)
Signed and dated lower right: G Braque 30
John C. Whitehead Collection, until 2015

Ernst Barlach (1870-1938)
Verhüllte Bettlerin (Barmherzigkeit) (Veiled Beggar Woman [Mercy]), 1919
Walnut
15 x 13 1/3 x 12 in. (38 x 30.4 x 33.7 cm)
Signed and dated on left of plinth: E Barlach 1919
Ernst Barlach Haus—Stiftung Hermann F. Reemtsma, Hamburg

Ernst Barlach (1870-1938)
Drei singende Frauen (Three Women Singing), 1911
Oak
21 1/4 x 34 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches (54 x 88 x 50 cm)
Signed and dated on base: E. Barlach 1911
Ernst Barlach Haus—Stiftung Hermann F. Reemtsma, Hamburg

Ernst Barlach (1870-1938)
Der Dorfgeiger (The Fiddler), 1913-14
Oak
24 1/2 x 14 2/4 x 12 1/4 in. (62 x 37.5 x 31 cm)
Ernst Barlach Haus—Stiftung Hermann F. Reemtsma, Hamburg

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Gelbe Birken (Yellow Birches), 1914, Oil on canvas, 47 ¼ x 35 ¼ in. (120.7 x 89.5 cm), Verso: Bathers in Fehmarn Landscape, Estate stamp on verso: Be/Aa9

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938)
Gelbe Birken (Yellow Birches), 1914
Oil on canvas
47 1/4 x 35 1/4 in. (120.7 x 89.5 cm)
Verso: Bathers in Fehmarn Landscape
Estate stamp on verso: Be/Aa9

Max Beckmann (1884-1950)  Stillleben mit Fisch und Muschel, 1942, Oil on canvas

Max Beckmann (1884-1950) 
Stillleben mit Fisch und Muschel (Still-life with a fish and a shell), 1942
Oil on canvas

 

Photo credit: Peter Schälchli Zurich

Max Beckmann (1884 - 1950) Portrait with Birds of Paradise, 1937 Oil on canvas

Max Beckmann (1884 - 1950)
Portrait with Birds of Paradise, 1937
Oil on canvas
24 1/5 x 31 7/8 (61.5 x  81 cm)
Signed and dated: Beckmann B 37
 

August Macke (1887–1914)

(Yachting on Lake Tegern), c. 1910

Oil on cardboard and wood

28 3/8 x 20 in. (72.2 x 50.7 cm)

Giacomo Balla (1871-1958)
Linea di Velocità e Paesaggio, c. 1915
Watercolor, pencil, and collage on card
15 1/2 x 11 in. (39.4 x 27.9 cm)

Julio Gonzalez, Femme à la longue chevelure, 1940, Pen, ink and wash on paper, 12 3/8 x 9 ½ in. (31.4 x 24.1 cm)

Julio Gonzalez (1876-1942)
Femme à la longue chevelure, 1940
Pen, ink and wash on paper
12 3/8 x 9 1/2 in. (31.4 x 24.1 cm)

Giacomo Balla (1871-1958), Paravento con linea di velocità (Screen with speedlines), 1916-1917, Oil on four canvases on two artist's stretchers and in the artist's painted frame, 59 1/2 x 49 5/8 in. (151 x 126 cm), Stamped lower left: BALLA FUTURISTA

Giacomo Balla (1871-1958)
Paravento con linea di velocità (Screen with lines of velocity), 1916-1917
Oil on four canvases on two artist's stretchers and in the artist's painted frame
59 1/2 x 49 5/8 in. (151 x 126 cm)
Stamped lower left: BALLA FUTURISTA

Paul Klee, Schicksale um die Jahres-Wende (Fates at the Turn of the Year), 1922, Watercolor on chalk grounding on paper, surrounded by watercolor and ink on cardboard, 13 5/8 x 7 ¼ in. (34.5 x 18.5 cm), Signed lower left: Klee, Inscribed on cardboard lower right: Schicksale um die Jahres-Wende / 1922 / 113 S CL

Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Schicksale um die Jahres-Wende (Fates at the Turn of the Year), 1922
Watercolor on chalk grounding on paper, surrounded by watercolor and ink on cardboard
13 5/8 x 7 1/4 in. (34.5 x 18.5 cm)
Signed lower left: Klee
Inscribed on cardboard lower right: Schicksale um die Jahres-Wende / 1922 / 113 S CL

Paul Klee, Sommerlandschaft (Summer Landscape), 1924, Oil on canvas, laid on cardboard and bordered with watercolor and ink, 15 ¾ x 12 ¾ in. (40 x 32.4 cm), Signed upper left: Klee

Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Sommerlandschaft (Summer Landscape), 1924
Oil on canvas, laid on cardboard and bordered with watercolor and ink
15 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. (40 x 32.4 cm)
Signed upper left: Klee

Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Palast im Vorübergehn (Palace in Passing), 1928

Oil on board
12 x 17 13/16 in (30.4 x 45.2 cm)

 

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Museum Berggruen

Paul Klee, Burg 2 (Castle 2), 1923, 107, Watercolor on paper, 12 x 8 9/10 in. (30.5 x 22.6 cm), Signed lower right: Klee, Dated, numbered, and titled on the artist’s mount, lower center: 1923 107 Burg 2

Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Burg 2 (Castle 2), 1923, 107
Watercolor on paper
12 x 8 9/10 in. (30.5 x 22.6 cm)
Signed lower right: Klee
Dated, numbered, and titled on the artist’s mount, lower center: 1923 107 Burg 2

Paul Klee, Das kranke Herz (The Sick Heart), 1939, Colored paste on cardboard on wooden strainer, 16 x 21 1/4 in. (40.6 x 54 cm), Signed lower right: Klee

Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Das kranke Herz (The Sick Heart), 1939
Colored paste on cardboard on wooden strainer
16 x 21 1/4 in. (40.6 x 54 cm)
Signed lower right: Klee

Wassily Kandinsky, Study for Panel Edwin R. Campbell, No. 4, 1914, (also known as Studie zu Winter and Carnival-Winter), Oil on cardboard, 27 ½ x 19 in. (69.8 x 48.4 cm), The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai

Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)
Study for Panel Edwin R. Campbell, No. 4, 1914
(also known as Studie zu Winter and Carnival-Winter)
Oil on cardboard
27 1/2 x 19 in. (69.8 x 48.4 cm)
The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai

Alexej von Jawlensky, Abstrakter Kopf: Erscheinung (Abstract Head: Apparition), 1928, Oil on board, 17 ¾ x 12 ¾ in. (45.1 x 32.4 cm)

Alexej von Jawlensky (1864-1941)
Abstrakter Kopf: Erscheinung (Abstract Head: Apparition), 1928
Oil on board
17 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. (45.1 x 32.4 cm)

George Grosz (1893-1959)
Pandemonium, 1914
India ink on paper
19 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. (50 x 31.8 cm)

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
Promenade (Paris), 1908
Oil on canvas
15 5/8 x 11 5/8 in. (39.7 x 29.5 cm)
Signed, titled, and dated on stretcher: Lyonel Feininger "Promenade" August 1908

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
Diabolo Players I, 1909
Oil on canvas
15 3/8 x 26 1/8 in. (39.2 x 66.2 cm)
Signed and dated in oil on stretcher: febr.-mar. 1909

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
Niedergrunstedt IV, 1914
Oil on canvas
31 1/2 x 39 1/2 in. (80 x 100.3 cm)
Signed lower left: Feininger

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
Gothen, 1919
Oil on canvas
31 3/16 x 39 1/8 in. (80 x 100 cm)
Signed and dated lower left: Feininger 1919
Inscribed and titled verso on stretcher: Lyonel Feininger "Gothen"

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
Nighthawks, 1921
Oil on canvas
23 5/3 x 19 11/16 in. (60 x 50 cm)

Lyonel Feininger, Locomotive with the Big Wheel, 1915, Oil canvas, 22 1/4 x 47 1/4 in. (56.5 x 120 cm)

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
Locomotive with the Big Wheel, 1915
Oil canvas
22 1/4 x 47 1/4 in. (56.5 x 120 cm)

Lyonel Feininger, Kleine Hafenstadt (Small Harbor Town), 1922, Oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 21 1/4 in. (40 x 54 cm), Signed and dated upper left: Feininger 1922

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
Kleine Hafenstadt (Small Harbor Town), 1922
Oil on canvas
15 3/4 x 21 1/4 in. (40 x 54 cm)
Signed and dated upper left: Feininger 1922

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
Glasscherbenbild (Broken Glass), 1927
Oil and pencil on canvas
28 ½ x 25 5/8 in. (72.5 x 65 cm)

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
Schären-Kreuzer (Skerry-Cruisers), 1930
Oil on canvas
17 3⁄4 x 29 1⁄2 in. (45 x 75 cm)
Signed and dated upper right: Feininger 30

Lyonel Feininger, Der Pulverturm II (The Powder Tower II), 1934, Oil on canvas, 19 7/16 x 28 3/8 in. (49.4 x 72.1 cm), Signed and dated upper right: Feininger 1934, Inscribed and dated verso on stretcher: Lyonel Feininger 1934, Inscribed, dated and titled verso on label on stretcher: Lyonel Feininger 1934 “The Powder Tower”

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
Der Pulverturm II (The Powder Tower II), 1934
Oil on canvas
19 7/16 x 28 3/8 in. (49.4 x 72.1 cm)
Signed and dated upper right: Feininger 1934
Signed and dated verso on stretcher: Lyonel Feininger 1934
Signed, dated and titled verso on label on stretcher: Lyonel Feininger 1934 “The Powder Tower”

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
Sea at Deep (Baltic, Dunes and Breakwaters), 1939
Oil on canvas
31 5/8 x 39 1/2 in. (80.3 x 100.3 cm)

Signed lower right: Feininger

Signed, dated, inscribed, and titled verso on stretcher: Lyonel Feininger, 1939 (53 x 95 ctm.) Sea at Deep (Baltic)

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
Fenris Wolf, 1953-1954
Oil on canvas
20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm)
Inscribed verso: Lyonel Feininger. 1953-54 "Fenris Wolf"

Mark Tobey, Arena of Civilization, 1947, Tempera on board, 14 x 19 1/2 in. (35.56 x 49.53 cm), Signed and dated lower left: Tobey / 47, Inscribed verso: Arena of Civilizations

Mark Tobey (1890-1976)
Arena of Civilization, 1947
Tempera on board
14 x 19 1/2 in. (35.6 x 49.5 cm)
Signed and dated lower left: Tobey / 47
Inscribed verso: Arena of Civilizations

Mark Tobey, Pisces Borealis, 1950, Tempera on board, 11 x 17 in. (28 x 43.2 cm), Signed and dated lower right: Tobey 50

Mark Tobey (1890-1976)
Pisces Borealis, 1950
Tempera on board
11 x 17 in. (28 x 43.2 cm)
Signed and dated lower right: Tobey 50

Mark Tobey, Untitled (A Little Piece of Magic or Nothing), 1959, Tempera on prepared paper, 3 ¼ x 2 ½ in. (8.3 x 6.4 cm,) Signed and dated lower center: Tobey 59, Inscribed on verso by the artist: Happy Birthday 1959 A little piece of magic or nothing

Mark Tobey (1890-1976)
(A Little Piece of Magic or Nothing), 1959
Tempera on prepared paper
3 1/4 x 2 172 in. (8.3 x 6.4 cm)
Signed and dated lower center: Tobey 59
Inscribed on verso by the artist: Happy Birthday 1959 A little piece of magic or nothing

Mark Tobey, Page from the Universal, 1960, Tempera on paper, 19 x 25 in. (48.3 x 63.5 cm), Signed and dated lower right: Tobey, 60

Mark Tobey (1890-1976)
Page from the Universal, 1960
Tempera on paper
19 x 25 in. (48.3 x 63.5 cm)
Signed and dated lower right: Tobey, 60

Mark Tobey (1890-1976)
Untitled, 1962
Tempera and mixed media on paper
35 x 26 1/4 in. (88.9 x 66.7 cm)
Signed and dated lower left: Tobey 1962
 

Hans Bellmer (1902-1975)
Head of Max Ernst, Inferno, 1940
Graphite, heightened with white gouache, on tan wove paper
9 x 7 1/2 in. (23 x 19 cm)
Signed lower right: Bellmer
Dated lower left: 1940
Signed and dated lower right: Bellmer 40
Art Institue of Chicago

David Smith, Untitled, 1962, Spray enamel on canvas, 95 x 48 in (241.3 x 121.9 cm), Dated on reverse: Feb-7-1962, Albright-Knox Art Gallery

David Smith (1906-1965)
Untitled, 1962
Spray enamel on canvas
95 x 48 in (241.3 x 121.9 cm)
Dated on reverse: Feb-7-1962
Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Karel Appel (1921-2006)
Untitled, 1953
Oil on burlap
55 1/2 x 43 1/2 in. (141 x 110.5 cm)
Signed and dated lower right: K. Appel '53

Sam Francis, Composition, 1953-54, Gouache and watercolor on paper 9.4 x 7.1 inches (24 x 18 cm)

Sam Francis (1923-1994)
Composition, 1953-54
Gouache and watercolor on paper
9 1/2 x 7 1/8 in. (24 x 18 cm)

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale Attese, 1964, Water-based paint on canvas, 20 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (53 x 65cm)

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
Concetto Spaziale Attese, 1964
Water-based paint on canvas
20 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (53 x 65 cm)

Alfred Jensen, Acrobatic Rectangle Per 2, 1967, Oil on canvas, 66 x 48 in. (167.6 x 121.9 cm), Titled, inscribed and dated on verso

Alfred Jensen (1903-1981)
Acrobatic Rectangle Per 2, 1967
Oil on canvas
66 x 48 in. (167.6 x 121.9 cm)
Titled, inscribed and dated on verso

Eva Hesse, Untitled, 1963, Watercolor and ink on paper, 22 ¼ x 28 in. (56.5 x 71 cm)

Eva Hesse (1936-1970)
Untitled, 1963
Watercolor and ink on paper
22 1/4 x 28 in. (56.5 x 71 cm)

Piero Dorazio (1927-2005)
Pas Du Cancer, 1961
Oil on canvas
51 1/4 x 64 in. (130.2 x 162.5 cm)

Piero Dorazio (1927-2005)
Compenetration Opaque, 1963
Oil on canvas
13 1/4 x 18 in. (33.7 x 45.7 cm)
Signed, dated, and titled on verso

Piero Dorazio (1927-2005)
Kundabuffer, 1966
Oil on canvas
78 1/2 x 78 1/2 in. (199.4 x 199.4 cm)

Yayoi Kusama, Island (No. 5), 1953, Gouache on paper, 9 ¾ x 13 ½ in. (24.8 x 34.3 cm)

Yayoi Kusama (b.1929)
Island (No. 5), 1953
Gouache on paper
9 3/4 x 13 1/2 in. (24.8 x 34.3 cm)

Tom Wesselman, Great American Nude #87, 1966-1967, Acrylic and collage on plywood, 45 x 67 in. (114.3 x 170.2 cm), Signature on reverse: Wesselmann 67

Tom Wesselman (1931-2004)
Great American Nude #87, 1966-1967
Acrylic and collage on plywood
45 x 67 in. (114.3 x 170.2 cm)
Signature on reverse: Wesselmann 67

Eric Fischl, The Day the Shah Ran By, 1982, Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 in. (91.5 x 121.9 cm)

Eric Fischl (b.1948)
The Day the Shah Ran By, 1982
Oil on canvas
36 x 48 in. (91.5 x 121.9 cm)

Otto Dix (1891-1969)
Die Schwangere, 1931
Oil on panel
32 5/8 x 24 3/8 in. (83 x 62 cm)
Monogrammed and dated upper right

Bruce Conner (1933-2008)
Twenty-Three Kenwood Avenue (The New Rosetta Stone), 1963
Pen and ink on paper
26 × 20 in. (66 × 50.8 cm)
Museum of Modern Art, New York 
Purchase and partial gift of Achim Moeller in memory of Paul Cummings

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