Wilhelm Lehmbruck

Kneeling Woman

1911

Medium
Cast stone
Dimensions
69 1/2 x 56 x 27" (176.5 x 142.2 x 68.6 cm)
Credit
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund
Object number
268.1939
Department
Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
Wilhelm Lehmbruck has 36 works online.
There are 1,559 sculptures online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
Acquired from the artist by Sally Falk (1888-1962), Mannheim, October 3, 1916 [1]; gift to the Kunsthalle Mannheim, August 5, 1921 [2]; removed as "degenerate art" by the Reich Ministry for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, 1937 [3]; on consignment to Karl Buchholz, Berlin; to Curt Valentin (Buchholz Gallery), New York; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1939 (Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund) [4].

[1] Roland Dorn et al., Stiftung und Sammlung Sally Falk, Mannheim: Städtische Kunsthalle, 1994, p. 86. Acquired from the artist at the Kollektivausstellung Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Kunsthalle Mannheim, November 12-December 6, 1916 (no. 4: Knieende). On loan from Falk to the Kunsthalle Mannheim since March 1917.
[2] Ibid. Inventory number S 518.
[3] EK number 15030: Knieende.
[4] Included in the exhibition Art in Our Time: 10th Anniversary Exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art, May 10-September 30, 1939, no. 270.

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