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Helene Schjerfbeck
(1862-1946)

"Vårbroddens madonna" ("Spring Madonna")

Signed HS and inscribed "d'après Greco". Executed in 1942. Oil on canvas 47 x 45 cm.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

4 000 000 - 4 500 000 SEK

384 986 - 433 109 EUR

Hammer price: 
6 500 000 SEK
Provenance

Art dealer Gösta Stenman (acquired directly from the artist), Stockholm; Bukowski Auktioner AB, Stockholm, Sale 458, "Internationella Vårauktionen", April 19-22 1988, lot 471; private collection.

Exhibitions

Stenmans konstsalong, Stockholm, "Helene Schjerfbeck", October 27 - December 17 1944, no. 86 (under the title "Madonna efter Greco"); Gösta Stenman, Stockholm, "Helene Schjerfbeck", 1958, no. 95; Konstmuseet Ateneum, Helsinki, "Helene Schjerfbeck 150 år", June 1 - October 14 2012; no. 669; Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, "Helene Schjerfbeck", October 2 2014 - January 11 2015.

Literature

H. Ahtela (alias Einar Reuter), "Helene Schjerfbeck", 1953, listed in the catalogue, p. 370, no. 887; exhibition catalogue, "Helene Schjerfbeck 150 år", illustrated in colour, p. 326.

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After a detail in a reproduction based on El Greco's "Holy family" / "La Sagrada Familia, santa Ana y san Juanito"(circa 1594-1604) in the collections of Prado, Madrid.

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