Auction House

Auction: Modern Art

05. December 2017, 6:00 pm

Object overview


Albert Birkle*

(Berlin 1900 - 1986 Salzburg)

„Wife of the architect Hirt“
oil on canvas
59 × 65 cm
signed (lower right): A. Birkle
dated on the reverse: VII.31
inscription about the technique by the artist on the reverse and exhibition label


1977 Neue Münchner Galerie Dr. Hiepe, directly from the artist;
since 1978 private collection, Germany


1931 Berlin, Verein Berliner Künstler, Kat. Nr. 3162 (label on reverse)


Sylvia Kraker, Albert Birkle 1900-1986, Innsbruck 1992, Cat.-No. 469

We thank Roswita und Viktor Pontzen, Archive and oeuvre support Albert Birkle, for the kind support. The painting is registered under the temporary No. 515.

Estimate: € 25.000 - 50.000
Auction is closed.

In the adress book of the artist Albert Birkle there is an entry of Hanns Hirt, who has been an architect in berlin in the 1920s. The portrait of his wife could probably be a commissioned work or as friendly turn.