Sitzender Mädchenakt von vorne, die Beine nach links, Christian Theunert
Christian Theunert
Sitzender Mädchenakt von vorne, die Beine nach links
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Christian Theunert

Sitzender Mädchenakt von vorne, die Beine nach links, 1935


Blatt
588 x 461 mm
Inventory Number
16145
Object Number
16145 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

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About the Acquisition

From 1900 onwards, the Frankfurt chemist and industrialist Carl Hagemann (1867‒1940) assembled one of the most important private collections of modern art. It included numerous paintings, drawings, watercolours and prints, especially by members of the artist group “Die Brücke”. After Carl Hagemann died in an accident during the Second World War, the then Städel director Ernst Holzinger arranged for Hagemann’s heirs to evacuate his collection with the museum’s collection. In gratitude, the family donated almost all of the works on paper to the Städel Museum in 1948. Further donations and permanent loans as well as purchases of paintings and watercolours from the Hagemann estate helped to compensate for the losses the museum had suffered in 1937 as part of the Nazi’s “Degenerate Art” campaign. Today, the Hagemann Collection forms the core of the Städel museum’s Expressionist collection.

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Sitzender Mädchenakt von vorne, die Beine nach links
Draughtsman
Period Produced
Object Type
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Monogrammiert und datiert mittig rechts (mit Bleistift): Th [ligiert] 35
Captions Added Later
Bezeichnet unten links (mit Bleistift): 1 xx
Verso unten rechts Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer
Watermark
  • Union Zeichenpapier

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2022

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre

Iconclass

Primary
  • 31D15(+55) adult woman (+ sitting on the ground)
  • 31AA14(+55) human figure of ideal proportions, e.g. academic nude - AA - female human figure (+ sitting on the ground)
  • 31B6213 looking sideways
  • 0 Abstract, Non-representational Art

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Last update

10.06.2022