Ascona, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Ascona
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497 x 680 mm
Physical Description
Aquarell auf rauem Velin
Inventory Number
16744
Object Number
16744 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

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About the Acquisition

The Frankfurt businessman Dr. Kurt Möllgaard and his wife, Marga, began collecting modern art after 1945. From 1964 on they donated parts of their collection to the Städelscher Museums-Verein. Kurt Möllgaard commented on his actions: "We are consciously continuing a tradition which has been cultivated to a remarkable extent by those citizens of Frankfurt who were forced to leave their homes after 1933." In 1987, after the death of his wife and his son, Möllgaard founded the Kurt and Marga Möllgaard Foundation. Since then it has enabled the purchase of further artworks, primarily for the Collection of Prints and Drawings.

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07.06.2024