Max Liebermann | Garden near Noordwijk (Holland)

German, 1847–1935

Garden near Noordwijk (Holland)

Signed M. Liebermann
Pastel on paper
13¾ x 16¼ inches (35 x 41 cm)
Framed: 21¾ x 24¾ inches 55.2 x 63 cm)
This work was executed circa 1914-15 according to Dr. Hans-Jürgen Imiela.  Liebermann painted a view in oil of the same garden path (measuring 24 x 31 inches) in 1908.

Barbara Gilbert writes that, "Even with a wife and child, Liebermann continued his annual summer trips to Holland. Rather than stay in the small Dutch villages, however, in the 1890s he took his family to stay at the beach in Scheveningen in quarters equivalent to their lifestyle in Berlin; after 1906, they vacationed at the more remote seaside village of Noordwijk" (Barbara Gilbert, ed., Max Liebermann: From Realism to Impressionism, Los Angeles and New York, 2006, p. 41). 

Private Collection, Berlin, circa 1945
By descent to the son of the above (sale, Sotheby's, Tel Aviv, October 4, 1993, lot 12, illustrated, sold for $51,750)
Private Collection, New England

cf. Gustav Pauli, Max Liebermann, Des Meisters Gemälde, Stuttgart and Leipzig, 1911, p. 208, for illustration of the related work
Benezit, Dictionary of Artists, Gründ, 2006, vol. 8, p. 1025


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