Oberon (1. Orthodoxer Salon 64 - E. Neijsvestnij), Georg Baselitz
Georg Baselitz
Oberon (1. Orthodoxer Salon 64 - E. Neijsvestnij)
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Georg Baselitz

Oberon (1. Orthodoxer Salon 64 - E. Neijsvestnij), 1963 – 1964


Dimensions
250.0 x 200.0 cm
Physical Description
Oil on canvas
Inventory Number
2325
Acquisition
Acquired in 2010 as a gift from Dorette Hildebrand-Staab
Status
On loan

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About the Work

With this donation from Dorette Hildebrand-Staab in 2010, Frankfurt’s Städel Museum received four major works of contemporary German art. Contrary to the prevailing opinion of the day, the donor had recognised Georg Baselitz’s importance at a very early stage, and promoted and supported him over many years. She acquired these paintings as early as the 1960s – in some cases directly from the artist. As a result of her gift they are now part of the Städel collection.

About the Donation

In 2010 the Städel Museum acquired four major works of contemporary German art thanks to a donation by Dorette Hildebrand-Staab. Despite the prevailing opinion at that time, the donor had recognised the significance of Georg Baselitz early on and she encouraged and supported the artist for many years. The four paintings which made their way into the Städel’s holdings through her gift had already been purchased by the patroness of the arts in the 1960s, in part from the artist himself.

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Basic Information

Title
Oberon (1. Orthodoxer Salon 64 - E. Neijsvestnij) (Original Title)
Title Translation
Oberon
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on canvas
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert unten rechts: Baselitz

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Georg Baselitz (Hans-Georg Kern)
Acquisition
Acquired in 2010 as a gift from Dorette Hildebrand-Staab

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Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Associated Persons and Institutions
Associated Source
  • Georg Baselitz und Eugen Schönebeck: Pandämonische Manifeste, 1961/1962
  • William Shakespeare: Ein Sommernachtstraum

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Secondary
  • 42E3113 other kinds of grave-markers, e.g. cross

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15.05.2019