Lot 86. Flower terrace in the Wannsee garden to the North-East, 1920 (?) , Liebermann, Max 1847-Berlin - 1935 ibid.

Starting price:€ 150 000
Auction date:22.10.2019   18:00 UTC +02:00
ID 239684
Lot 86Flower terrace in the Wannsee garden to the North-East, 1920 (?) , Liebermann, Max 1847-Berlin - 1935 ibid.
Signed lower right. Verso on the stretcher frame numbered 24459. Oil on canvas 36 x 48 cm. The framework of The painting shows the view on a corner of the gardener's cottage in the kitchen garden of the artist. Based on the Dating proposed by Matthias Eberle on the "1920" is the loose Fouling at this point, which will later be replaced by powerful developed flowers perennials (Eberle, p. 1014, cf. 1926/12 & 13). Max Liebermann acquired in 1909 in the Villa colony of Alsen, one of the last available waterfront plots on lake Wannsee, on the lake road 42, today Colomiestr. 3. The Villa was of the Messel student, Paul Otto Baumgarten to the ideas of Liebermann's built. With regard to the design of the garden, the artist consulted with Alfred Lichtwark, then Director of the Kunsthalle in Hamburg, the execution of Albert Brodersen took over. The system is divided into the front garden with flower and vegetable beds, and the seaward part. At the height of the gardener's house is a perennial garden that took up the entire width of the plot. Already around 1900, created Liebermann paintings of Parks and gardens as well as Villa-style buildings, lush Vegetation embedded. At Wannsee, where Liebermann spent the summer months in his Villa, he could take up the issue again. There are over 200 paintings emerged with different views of the splendid bloomed garden in a free, from impressionism-borne ductal. The garden plots of the late period, as formulated by the artist in various shades and light effects, they form a separate complex that is one of the most Mature creations of Max Liebermann.

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