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Helene Schjerfbeck
(1862-1946)

"Blå Madonna" (Blue Madonna)

Signed "d'après Greco" HS. Executed in 1943. Canvas 48 x 45.5 cm.

Droit de suite: Yes
Estimate: 

3 500 000 - 4 000 000 SEK

374 732 - 428 266 EUR

Hammer price: 
5 400 000 SEK
Provenance

Courtier Gösta Stenman, Stockholm.
Managing Director Simon Söderstam, Stockholm (acquired from the above at the exhibition, autumn 1944).
Bruun Rasmussen Kunstauktioner, Stockholm, "Premiärauktion. Skandinavisk konst före och efter sekelskiftet ur svenska samlingar", 7 May 1992, lot 38 (illustrated full page in colour in the catalogue).
Private collection, Stockholm (acquired at the above Sale).

Exhibitions

Stenmans Konstsalong, Stockholm, "Helene Schjerfbeck", 27 October - 17 December 1944, no. 106 (illustrated full page in the catalogue, Pl. 17).

Literature

H. Ahtela (alias Einar Reuter), "Helena Schjerfbeck", 1953, catalogued p. 371, no. 929.

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Pedro Westerdahl
Stockholm
Pedro Westerdahl
Specialist Classic Art 19th/20th Century
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