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MAX HERMAN PECHSTEIN OIL EXPRESSIONIST V$20,000
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MEASUREMENTS:30"WX37"H FRAMED, MINT CONDITION/"in the style of" Hermann Max Pechstein was a German expressionist painter and printmaker and a member of the Die Brücke group. He took part in the Western Front during World War I and his art was classified as Degenerate Art by the Nazis. More than 300 paintings were removed from German Museums during the Nazi era.Beginning in 1933, Pechstein was vilified by the Nazis because of his art. He was banned from painting or exhibiting his art and later that year was fired from his teaching position. A total of 326 of his paintings were removed from German museums. Sixteen of his works were displayed in the Entartete Kunst (Degenerate Art) exhibition of 1937. During this time, Pechstein went into seclusion in rural Pomerania. He was reinstated in 1945, and subsequently won numerous titles and awards for his work.Many of Pechstein's collectors were Jews whose collections were seized by the Nazis or lost due to Nazi persecution. In May of 2013 the Bavarian State Paintings Collections agreed to restitute Pechstein's White House, (1910) and his Meadow Valley (1911) to the heirs of Curt Glaser. In July of 2021, France decided to restitute to the heirs of Hugo Simon the Pechstein entitled Nus dans un paysage./Private collection, no documentation.
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MAX HERMAN PECHSTEIN OIL EXPRESSIONIST V$20,000

Estimate $18,000 - $20,000
Jun 03, 2022
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0064: MAX HERMAN PECHSTEIN OIL EXPRESSIONIST V$20,000

Sold for $200
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Est. $18,000 - $20,000Starting Price $200
SUMMER ESTATES FINE ART, PURSES,JEWELRY,GLASS
Jun 03, 2022 6:30 PM EDT
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MEASUREMENTS:30"WX37"H FRAMED, MINT CONDITION/"in the style of" Hermann Max Pechstein was a German expressionist painter and printmaker and a member of the Die Brücke group. He took part in the Western Front during World War I and his art was classified as Degenerate Art by the Nazis. More than 300 paintings were removed from German Museums during the Nazi era.Beginning in 1933, Pechstein was vilified by the Nazis because of his art. He was banned from painting or exhibiting his art and later that year was fired from his teaching position. A total of 326 of his paintings were removed from German museums. Sixteen of his works were displayed in the Entartete Kunst (Degenerate Art) exhibition of 1937. During this time, Pechstein went into seclusion in rural Pomerania. He was reinstated in 1945, and subsequently won numerous titles and awards for his work.Many of Pechstein's collectors were Jews whose collections were seized by the Nazis or lost due to Nazi persecution. In May of 2013 the Bavarian State Paintings Collections agreed to restitute Pechstein's White House, (1910) and his Meadow Valley (1911) to the heirs of Curt Glaser. In July of 2021, France decided to restitute to the heirs of Hugo Simon the Pechstein entitled Nus dans un paysage./Private collection, no documentation.

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