Hof Seebüll unter Abendhimmel. Um 1940. Watercolor. Signed in lower right. On Japon. 34.5 x 47.5 cm (13.5 x 18.7 in) , the full sheet.
- View of the Seebüll farmstead seen from Nolde's residence and studio. - Evening atmosphere with magnificent clouds in intense colors. - Characteristic motif in the typical dense atmosphere. Accompanied by a photo expertise issued by Prof. Manfred Reuther, Foundation Seebüll Ada and Emil Nolde, on August 29, 2013. The watercolor is registered at the Ada and Emil Nolde Foundation, Seebüll.
PROVENANCE: Galerie Utermann, Dortmund. Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (acquired from aforementioned in the 1960s) Private collection Southern Germany (inherited from aforementioned).
LITERATURE: Karl & Faber, Munich, December 5, 2013, lot no. 539, illu.on p. 63. "Our landscape is scant, there is neither exuberance nor anything inebriating here, we know that well, but she will reward the love of the intimate observer with an abundance of calm and inner beauty, with grandeur and a wild and stormy life.“ Emil Nolde: Reisen, Ächtung, Befreiung. 1919-1946, published by Nolde Foundation Seebüll, Cologne 2002, vol IV, p. 9