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Inscription

by artist, lower right, in brush and wash: W.G. 22; by artist, verso lower margin, in graphite: 6) Walter Gramatté, Selbst mit Treppe, 1922; by later hand, verso lower left, in blue pencil: 61 [circled]; by artist, verso lower right, in purple pencil: Selbstbildnis / Gramatté 22 / (Treppe links)

Marks and Labels

stamp, verso lower center, in black ink: R; stamp, verso upper left, in purple ink: ZOLLAMT KORNHAUS[covered by hinge]

Provenance

The artist's widow, Sophie-Carmen [called Sonia] Fridman-Gramatté, later Sonia Eckhardt-Gramatté [1899-1974]; (sold via C.G. Boerner, Düsseldorf), to Ruth Cole Kainen [1922-2009], Washington, D.C. (Lugt 4739), purchased 7 September 1989; gift to NGA 2012.

Exhibition History
1966
Walter Gramatté 1897-1929: Paintings, Drawings, Prints. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1966, no. 40 (nor reprod.)(cat. by Ferdinand Eckhardt and R. H. Hubbard).
1982
Walter Gramatté 1897-1929: 71 x selbst. Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Druckgraphik. Brücke-Museum, Berlin, 1982, no. 23, pl. 11 (color).
1989
Walter Gramatté 1897-1929: Gemälde und Arbeiten auf Papier. Staatsgalerie moderner Kunst, Munich, 1989, no. 107 (color).
Bibliography
1081
Walter Gramatté: Bilder und Aquarelle/Paintings and Watercolours. Winnipeg, 1981 (published privately by Estate S.C. Eckhardt-Gramatté): A. 133 (color).
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