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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

514 403 - 720 165 EUR

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.

Purchasing info
For condition report contact specialist
Cecilia Berggren
Stockholm
Cecilia Berggren
Specialist Classic Art, Prints 19th/20th Century (On maternal leave)
+46 (0)739 96 74 02