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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Werner Heldt, German (Berlin, Germany 1904 - 1954 Sant'Angelo, Naples, Italy)
Still Life at the Window
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Stilleben am Fenster
Former Title: Still life on the Balcony (Still Life at the Window with a Medallion)
Former Title: Stilleben auf dem Balkon (Stilleben am Fenster mit Medaillon)
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Oil on canvas
58 × 70 cm (22 13/16 × 27 9/16 in.)
framed: 78.3 × 90.5 × 5.5 cm (30 13/16 × 35 5/8 × 2 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l., in black paint: WH 50; On verso in black paint: WERNER HELDT
  • inscription: on verso, in blue paint: WERNER HELDT / "Stilleben am Fenster" / 1950
Private collection, Berlin (1957). Nachlass Werner Heldt (1968, 1976). [Galerie Brusberg, Berlin (1999). Private collection (2003). [Galerie Haas AG, Zurich], sold; to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2017.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Purchase in memory of Eda K. Loeb
Accession Year
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art
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Publication History

Werner Heldt: Gemalde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, exh. cat., Haus am Waldsee (Berlin, 1954), No. 34

Werner Heldt, exh. cat., Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (Hannover and Berlin, 1957), No. 74

Werner Heldt: Malerei und Zeichnungen, exh. cat., Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf, 1968), No. 74

Werner Heldt: Oeuvre-Katalog der Bilder von Heldt 1920-1954, Kestner-Gesellschaft Hannover (1968), Kat. 6

Wieland Schmied and Eberhard Seel, Werner Heldt Mit einem Werkkatalog von Eberhard Seel, DuMont (Cologne, 1976), No. 648

Werner Heldt, exh. cat., Galerie Michael Haas (Berlin, 2017), Cover, pp. 50-51, ill. (color)

Lynette Roth, Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2018), pp. 23, 53-54, 171-172, fig. 18, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

Werner Heldt: Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Haus am Waldsee, 11/17/1954 - 12/15/1954

Werner Heldt, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, 05/07/1957 - 06/10/1957

Werner Heldt (Retrospektive), Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, 03/08/1968 - 04/07/1968

Werner Heldt: Malerei und Zeichnungen, Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 09/27/1968 - 11/10/1968

Werner Heldt, Hans Uhlmann: Berliner Dialoge, Galerie Brusberg, 01/25/2003 - 03/29/2003

Werner Heldt, Galerie Michael Haas, 01/27/2017 - 03/18/2017

Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/09/2018 - 06/03/2018

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