Adolph Stephan Friedrich Jentsch (German, 1888-1977) Aloe in bloom
Lot 326*AR
Adolph Stephan Friedrich Jentsch (German, 1888-1977) Aloe in bloom
£50,000 - 80,000
US$ 85,000 - 140,000
Lot Details
Adolph Stephan Friedrich Jentsch (German, 1888-1977)
Aloe in bloom
signed with initials and dated '1938' (lower right)
oil on canvas
58 x 78cm (22 13/16 x 30 11/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Helmut Dietterle, second cousin of the artist
    Thence by direct descent
    Sale, Bonhams London, 30 January 2008, lot 59
    Private collection


    A watercolour study of the same subject is illustrated in Heilwig and Peter Andreae, The Levinson Collection of Namibian Art (Pretoria, 1986), p.57, cat. no. 76.

    The work is also discussed by Olga Levinson in her monograph Adolph Jentsch, (Cape Town, 1973), p. 42:

    "...the painting(s) called 'Aloe in bloom' left the onlooker with a sense of exhilaration in the joyous contact with mountain and veld."
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