MoMA

The Provenance Research Project

Otto Dix. Portrait of Violinist Carlo von Rust (Bildnis des Geigers Carlo von Rust). (1920)

Contact Information

If you have any questions or information to provide on the listed works, please send an e-mail to: provenance@moma.org.

Or write to:
Provenance Research Project
The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53 Street
New York, N.Y. 10019

Add to My Collection

Portrait of Violinist Carlo von Rust (Bildnis des Geigers Carlo von Rust)

Otto Dix (German, 1891–1969)

Date:
(1920)
Medium:
Pencil and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
24 1/2 x 19 3/8" (62.2 x 49.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase
MoMA Number:
1013.1969

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist; sold to Johanna Ey (1864-1947), Düsseldorf, c. 1921 [1]; acquired by the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, 1925 [2]; sold to unknown buyer, 1937 [3]. Kurz collection; sold through Klipstein and Kornfeld, Bern to Piccadilly Gallery, London, June 14, 1967 [4]; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, July 1969.
[1] See Ulrike Lorenz, ed., Otto Dix: Das Werkverzeichnis der Zeichnungen und Pastelle, Weimar: VDG, Verlag für Geisteswissenschaften, 2003, p. 769, no. EDV 6.3.18. Cf. inscription lower right margin.
[2] See Thomas Bauer-Friedrich, "Arbeiten von Otto Dix im Bestand der Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz," Ingrid Mössinger, ed., Otto Dix. Die Stiftung Dr. Alfred Gunzenhauser, Bielefeld et al.: Kerber Verlag, 2012, p. 261.
[3] Ibid.
[4] Moderne Kunst des neunzehnten und zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts, Klipstein and Kornfeld, Bern (auction 123), June 14, 1967, lot 342.

Bildnis des Geigers Carlo von Rust
Portrait of Violinist Laslo von Rust
Portrait of Violinist Carlo von Rust

Share by E-mail
Share by Text Message