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Auction: Modern Art

04. May 2021, 4:00 pm

Object overview


Norbertine Bresslern-Roth*

(Graz 1891 - 1978 Graz)

„"Afrikanische Stadt"“
oil on canvas
140 x 140 cm
signed on the lower left: N. Br. Roth
inscribed by the hand of the artist on the reverse on the stretcher: 623 Afrikanische Stadt, Öl as well as studio stamp
oil study "Chrysanthemen" on the reverse, inscribed by the hand of the artist (upside down) on the reverse on the stretcher: 469 "Chrysanthemen", Öl, Bresslern-Roth / Graz, Langegasse 29
Künstlerhaus label on the reverse on the stretcher: 1928 / 1688 (confirmed by Nikolaus Domes, Künstlerhaus Archive Vienna)


c. 1930 acquired, since then family property, private property Austria


Leo Singer, Norbertine von Bresslern-Roth, Painter of animal life, in: The Studio 102, 464, London 1931, p. 293;
Reclam Universum 1932, without. p.;
Max Hayek, Realism and fantasy. Decorative Studies of animal life, in: The Illustrated London News 183, London 1933, p. 687;
Neue Monats-Hefte Uhu, 1934/2/2, p. 43;
Deutsche Jagd, Berlin, Munich, 1934/11/4, p. 597;
Max Hayek, Die Tiermalerin Norbertine von Bresslern-Roth, in: Neue Wochen-Illustrierte 12, 20, Vienna, 19.05.1935, p. 469;
Sie and Er 16, Zofingen, 18.04.1936, p. 402;
Max Hayek, Norbertine von Bresslern-Roth. Eine österreichische Malerin, in: Deutscher Hausschatz 8, Munich 1937, p. 335;
Helene Martischnig, Norbertine Bresslern-Roth (1891-1978). Das malerische Werk, thesis, Graz 1994, ill. 25;
Christa Steinle (ed.), Norbertine Bresslern-Roth. Tiermalerin, exhibition catalogue Neue Galerie Graz Universalmuseum Joanneum, 26.10.2016-17.04.2017, Graz 2016, cat.-no. 58 (with ill.) as well as ill. p. 132

Estimate: € 100.000 - 200.000
Result: € 150.000
Auction is closed.