Still Life with Watermelon, Max Slevogt
Max Slevogt
Still Life with Watermelon
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Max Slevogt

Still Life with Watermelon, ca. 1931


Dimensions
45 x 63.9 cm
Physical Description
Oil on cardboard
Inventory Number
SG 1041
Acquisition
Acquired in 1941 with funds provided by the Pfungst-Stiftung
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Still Life with Watermelon
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on cardboard
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert unten rechts: Slevogt

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Acquisition
Acquired in 1941 with funds provided by the Pfungst-Stiftung

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif

Iconclass

Primary
  • 41C65 vegetables and fruit; still life of vegetables and fruit
  • 41C653 fruit
Secondary

Research and Discussion

Provenance

Object History
...
Kunsthändlerin Hanna Rohde, Berlin
verkauft an die Stadt Frankfurt, 1941.

Information

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Last update

02.12.2020