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Paysage avec une rivière et un pêcheur / Landscape with river and fisherman

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Lost Art-ID478394

Michel, Georges

TitlePaysage avec une rivière et un pêcheur / Landscape with river and fisherman
Type of objectPainting
Measures (ca.)  Height: 47.00 cm  Width: 63.20 cm 
Material / TechniqueOil : cardboard / painted
Descriptionon recto, frame, lower centre: “Georges Michel 1763–1843”; lower right, label: “127”
on verso, frame, upper left: handwritten label: “1934/5”, inscribed in pencil: “Fot”; upper centre, in blue: “Wie 1934/5”; top right corner, label: “Regal 240” [with correction: 237]; centre left, in pencil: “pour [illegible]”; lower left, inscribed in white: “2434”; lower right, in blue: “210“; in red: “793”.
on backing, upper left, inscribed in white chalk: “Schoeller”; upper left, in black: “23929”; upper right, label: “14 [?]”, “Michel sous cadre, 1934/5”; at centre: handwritten French text on Georges Michel by Louis Vauxcelles
HoldingSchwabinger Kunstfund
Probable sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 23 December 1942, lot 128
André Schoeller, Paris, acquired at the above sale
(Probably thereafter acquired by Hildebrand Gurlitt from André Schoeller)
By latest 1945: Hildebrand Gurlitt, Aschbach
1945–1950: Central Collecting Point Wiesbaden, no. WIE 1934/4
From 15 December 1950: Hildebrand Gurlitt, Dusseldorf
Thence by descent to Cornelius Gurlitt, Munich/Salzburg
From 6 May 2014: Estate of Cornelius Gurlitt
published since
5. December 2013


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