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Bruno Liljefors
(1860-1939)

"Änder" / "Wild Ducks"

Signed Bruno Liljefors and dated -87. Executed in Grez, France. Canvas 50.5 x 76 cm.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

4 000 000 - 5 000 000 SEK

477 897 - 597 372 EUR

Hammer price: 
9 100 000 SEK
Provenance

Earlier in the collection of Managing Director Thorsten Laurin, villa Ekarne, Stockholm.
Private collection.

Exhibitions

Royal Academy of Arts, London, "Exhibition of works by Swedish artists 1880-1900", 1924, no. 52.
"Ausstellung swedischer Kunst", traveling exhibition, Hamburg, Lübeck and Berlin, 1926, no. 356.
"Secession Ausstellung schwedischer Kunst", Vienna, 1927, no. 56.
Kungl. Akademien för de fria konsterna, Stockholm, "Thorsten Laurins samling", Sveriges Allmänna Konstförening, 1927, no. 124.
"Exposition de l'art suédois ancien et moderne", Paris, 1929, no. 220.
"Swedish Tercentenary Art Exhibit U. S. A. 1937-1938", no. 311 (under the title "Wild Ducks").
Kungl. Akademien för de fria konsterna, Stockholm, "Bruno Liljefors. Minnesutställning", exhibition arranged by Sveriges Allmänna Konstförening, 1941, no. 42 (under the title "Vild-änder").

Literature

"Ord och Bild", 1917, p. 609.
Carl G. Laurin, "Nordisk konst. Sveriges och Finlands konst från 1880 till 1926", 1926, illustrated half page, p. 100 ("67. Änder") and mentioned p. 104 ("Änder som flaxar bland näckrosbladen").
"Ausstellung schwedischer Kunst", exhibition catalogue, 1926, Abb. 8.
Ragnar Hoppe, "Katalog över Thorsten Laurins samling av måleri och skulptur", 1936, catalogued no. 139, p. 69 and illustrated full page, Pl. 81.
Sixten Strömbom (Ed.), "Swedish Tercentenary Art Exhibit 1937-1938 Official Catalogue", 1937, catalogued p. 164 (under the title "Wild Ducks") and illustrated full page, p. 165.
"Konst i svenska hem", vol. II, section 4, catalogued p. 171, Collection 233: "Direktör Thorsten Laurin, Ekarne, Djurgården, Stockholm" (under the title/description "Tre simmande änder [1887] 50/76").
Bo Lindwall/Lindorm Liljefors, "Bruno Liljefors", 1960, illustrated half page, p. 58 ("16. Änder. Olja. Grez 1887").
Bo Lindwall, "Konstnärskolonin i Grèz", 1993, illustrated half page, p. 124.
Allan Ellenius, "Bruno Liljefors. Naturen som livsrum", 1996, mentioned p. 82.

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