Leipzig 1891-1962 Amsterdam
Oil on canvas
119 x 76 cm.
Signed and dated: "HFiedler 58".
Provenance: Culture and Science Ministry of Education, The Hague / Zoetermeer, 1959 - 1984. In 1959 purchased by Mr. Willem Sandberg from Galerie Magdalena Sothmann, Amsterdam; swapped in 1984 with daughter of the artist A.S. Frank-Fiedler for two other canvases; Private collection, Amsterdam, inv./cat.nr FS 0044. In 1984 swapped with the Department of Versions of Public Collections for two other works by Herbert Fiedler.
Exhibited: Exhibition Fiedler [S.l.], 1959-01-10 - 1959-01-31, cat. No. 21; sales exhibition Contour of our visual art 1959: exhibition under the auspices of De Kring Stedelijk Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft, 1959-03-21 - 1959-05-11, cat.nr. 59; group exhibition The disappearing Gallery former Palace of Volksvlijt, Frederiksplein Gallery, Amsterdam, 1959-08 - 1959-09, cat.nr.2 + Socio-cultural announcements volume 15 no. 161- January-February 1960 page 13 pictured b / w + text the artist's mistake dated 1918 = 1958; H. Fiedler Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 1962-09-21 - 1962-10-22, cat.nr.21; detached key: Dutch figurative art after '45: III Museum of figurative art De Buitenplaats, Eelde (Zuidlaren), 1998-09-13 - 1998-12-06, p. 50, color image; Herbert Fiedler: 1891-1962: paintings, gouaches, drawings Nijmegen Museum Commanderie van Sint-Jan, Nijmegen, 1982-09-04 - 1982-10-03, because of late delivery of the National Collections distributed by the Service no longer included in the catalog; Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam 09-10-1982 through 31-10-1982; Center de Vaart Hilversum 11-12-1982 through / 09-01-1983; Librije Contemporary Art, Zwolle 23-07-1983 to 28-08-1983 and 't Coopmanshûs, Franeker 10-10-1983 to 26-11-1983; Zutphen 04-12-83 through 08-01-1984; Herbert Fiedler 1891-1962: Berlin Paris Amsterdam, Singer Museum, Laren (North Holland), 2001-05-15 - 2001-07-29, p. 95, color illustration, cat. no.62.
Literature: Van Hall 645: 3, Ch. Wentinck, Dutch painting since Van Gogh, Utrecht 1959, p. 76-77, with fig. 29; Chronicle of Art and Culture, 19 (1959), no. 1; cat. tent. Dutch self-portraits from Vincent van Gogh to the present, Dordrecht (Dordrechts Museum) and Arnhem (Gemeentemuseum Arnhem), 1967, fig.18; Catalog 'The loosened test' Dutch figurative art after '45 III Introduction by Diederik Kraaijpoel.
RKD image number: 0000365989.