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Adolph Menzel Study of Three Heads, 1898
Details
Carpenter’s pencil, with stumping, laid down
310 x 230 mm (12.3 x 9 in.)
Submitted
Exhibited
Berlin, Lehrter Bahnhof, 'Grosse Berliner Kunst-Ausstellung', 1899; Berlin, Königliche National-Galerie, 'Ausstellung von Werken Adolph von Menzels', 1905, no. 5248 (‘Drei Studienköpfe’, lent by Begas)
Signature
Signed and dated in black chalk at the upper right 'Ad. Menzel / 98'
Provenance
Commissioned from the artist in 1898 by the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, as a retirement present for Reinhold Begas, Berlin; Private collection, South America; Anonymous sale, New York, Sotheby’s, 4 November 2010, lot 63; Private collection