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Portrait of a blond gentleman with letter (Philipp Heidemann?)

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Lost Art-ID478469
Artist Unknown
TitlePortrait of a blond gentleman with letter (Philipp Heidemann?)
Type of objectPainting
Measures (ca.)  Height: 70.80 cm  Width: 54.00 cm 
Material / TechniqueOil : canvas / painted
Descriptioncanvas relined and mounted on new stretcher; paper tape glued on frame to cover edges of canvas
on recto, inscription on letter: “Herrn” / “Herrn Philipp Heidemann” / “in” / “Nürnberg”; lower left corner of the letter: „T.“
on verso, at centre, inscribed on stretcher in white chalk: “2217”
HoldingSchwabinger Kunstfund
By latest July 1944: Hildebrand Gurlitt, Dresden (per Gurlitt Papers)
Thence by descent to Cornelius Gurlitt, Munich/Salzburg
From 6 May 2014: Estate of Cornelius Gurlitt
published since
16. December 2013


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