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Helene Schjerfbeck

(Finland, 1862-1946)
Helene Schjerfbeck, "Before Confirmation".
Helene Schjerfbeck, "Before Confirmation".
Helene Schjerfbeck, "Before Confirmation".
Helene Schjerfbeck, "Before Confirmation".
Helene Schjerfbeck, "Before Confirmation".
Helene Schjerfbeck, "Before Confirmation".
Helene Schjerfbeck, "Before Confirmation".
Helene Schjerfbeck, "Before Confirmation".
Helene Schjerfbeck, "Before Confirmation".

"Before Confirmation"

Signed H Schjerfbeck. Executed in 1891. Canvas 62.5 x 45.5 cm.

Droit de suite: Yes
Estimate: 

5 000 000 - 7 000 000 SEK

469 000 - 657 000 EUR

450 000 - 629 000 USD

Hammer price: 
4 850 000 SEK
Provenance

The collections of Judge D. Sohlman, Fredrikshamn (won as a Prize in the Lottery of the Finnish Art Society 1892).
The collections of Professor H.R. Gadolin, Helsinki.
Private collection.

Exhibitions

Ateneum, Helsinki, "Exhibition of Finnish artists", 1891, no. 126.
Ateneum, Helsinki, "Spring exhibition of the Finnish Art Society", 1892, no. 52.
Ateneum, Helsinki, "100th anniversary exhibition of the Finnish Art Society", 1946, no. 261 (under the title "Confirmation Candidate").
Helsinki Art Hall, "Helene Schjerfbeck. Memorial Exhibition", 1954, no. 32.
Deposited in Atheneum, Helsingfors, 2013-2016.
The University Art Museum/Tokyo University of the Arts, "Helene Schjerfbeck: Reflections", 2 June - 26 July 2015.

Literature

H. Ahtela (alias Einar Reuter), "Helena Schjerfbeck", 1953, illustrated full page, fig. 23 and catalogued p. 359, no. 231.

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