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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Lovis Corinth, German (Tapiau, East Prussia [now Gvardeysk, Russia] 1858 - 1925 Zandvoort, The Netherlands)
Amaryllis, Calla Lilies, and Lilacs
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Amaryllis, Kalla und Flieder
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Oil on canvas
104 x 80 cm (40 15/16 x 31 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: on recto, at u.l.: Lovis Corinth 1922
  • inscription: on crossbar at left, black ink, stencil: HA 701
  • label: on frame at u.l., black ink, printed: 11
  • label: on frame at u.l., black ink and graphite, printed and handwritten, German: [...]preßgut / von Charlottenburg / 56 / am 1926 / nach [...] / Nr. 2313
    ["1926" and illegible portion handwritten in graphite; label partially torn]
  • label: on frame at u.l., black ink, typewritten, German: Eigentümer: Carl Weiß, Braunschweig
  • label: on frame at u.c., black ink, printed and handwritten, German: GALERIE PELS - LEUSDEN BERLIN / Fasanenstr. 25 . D-10719 Berlin . Tel. (030) 885 915-0 . Fax 882 41 45 / Künstler/Jahr Corinth, 1922 [S.13] / Titel/Technik Amaryllis, Kalla u. Flieder / E5758
    ["Corinth, 1922 [S.13]", "Amaryllis, Kalla u. Flieder" and "E5759" handwritten in black ink]
  • label: on frame at u.r., black ink, printed: 2981
  • exhibition label: on frame at u.r., black ink, printed, German: LOVIS CORINTH / GEDAECHTNIS - AUSSTELLUNG WOLFSBURG / 4. MAI BIS 15. JUNI 1958 / VERANSTALTET VOM VOLKSWAGENWERK
  • inscription: on frame at u.r., black ink, handwritten: [...] 404
  • inscription: on frame at l.c., graphite, handwritten: 1906/08
  • label: on crossbar at r., black ink, printed, German: Gustav Knauer, Berlin / 1891 (?) / Kunst Abteilung
    [label severely torn]
  • exhibition label: on crossbar at r., black ink, printed and handwritten, German: MUSEUM ZU ALLERHEILIGEN SCHAFFHAUSEN 1955 / Deutsche Impressionisten / LIEBERMANN -- CORINTH -- SLEVOGT / Künstler: L. Corinth Kat. Nr. 89 / Titel: Kalla u. weisser Flieder / Besitzer: Carl Weiss, Braunschweig.
    ["L. Corinth" (underlined), "89", "Kalla u. weisser Flieder" and "Carl Weiss, Braunschweig" handwritten in black ink]
R. Eichberg, Breslau. Carl Weiss, Braunschweig. Private collection, Northern Germany, gift; to Verein der Freunde des Busch-Reisinger Museums, gift; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2002.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Werner and Maren Otto on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of Werner Otto Hall
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Lovis Corinth: Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Graphik aus den Jahren 1915-1925, exh. cat., Kunsthandel Wolfgang Werner (Bremen, 1990), no. 4

Charlotte Berend-Corinth, Lovis Corinth, die Gemälde: Werkverzeichnis, F. Bruchmann (Munich, Germany, 1992), no.850

Kunst Handel Leidenschaft: 50 Jahre Pels-Leusden Berlin Kampen Zurich, Galerie Pels-Leusden (Berlin, Germany, 2000), no. 19, pp. 45-46, 144

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