Rudolf Jettmar

Self-Portrait

1896

oil on canvas

 

Rudolf Jettmar (Austrian, 1869-1939)

 

"Self-Portrait"

 

1896/1930-31

oil on canvas, framed

approx. 53 x 39 cm

signed, dated 96, and inscribed "Rom," bottom center left

 

 

PROVENANCE

 

Jettmar’s Self-Portrait (1896) was in his estate (Nachlass) upon his death, from which it passed to his son the noted anthropologist Karl Jettmar (1918-2002) and then within the family in Baden-Württemberg until its sale at Karl & Faber Kunstauktionen, Munich, on June 5, 2014 (Auction 256, Lot 522).

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

1975                Rudolf Jettmar, Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg, Germany

 

1978-79           Rudolf Jettmar, Kurpfälzisches Museum, Heidelberg, Germany

 

2000                SeelenReich – Die Entwicklung des deutschen Symbolismus 1870-1920 [Kingdom of the Soul – Symbolist Art in Germany 1870-1920], Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, England; and Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, Stockholm, Sweden

 

2013                Dekadenz – Positionen des österreichischen Symbolismus [Decadence – Aspects of Austrian Symbolism], Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

 

LITERATURE

 

1975                Rudolf Jettmar (Regensburg: Ostdeutsche Galerie, 1975), cat no.23, illustrated on catalogue cover and at p.44.

 

1984                Hans H. Hofstätter, Rudolf Jettmar (Vienna: Tusch, 1984), illustrated at p. 57; the catalogue raisonne.

 

1992                Annalia Delneri, et al., Simbolismo Secessione -- Jettmar ai confine dell’Impero, (Gorizia: Castello di Gorizia, 1992), illustrated at p. 31.

 

2000                Ingrid Ehrhardt and Simon Reynolds, eds., SeelenReich – Die Entwicklung des deutschen Symbolismus 1870-1920 (Munich, London, and New York: Prestel, 2000), cat. no. 159, illustrated in catalogue at p. 273.  English edition: Kingdom of the Soul – Symbolist Art in Germany 1870-1920.

 

2013                Dekadenz – Positionen des österreichischen Symbolismus (Vienna: Belvedere, 2013), illustrated in catalogue at p. 57 and p.159.  English edition: Decadence – Aspects of Austrian Symbolism.

Compare and contrast Jettmar's Mädchenkopf im Profil (Portrait of a Woman in Profile) of 1892, also in The Daulton Collection:
Rudolf Jettmar

Mädchenkopf im Profil (Portrait of a Woman in Profile)

oil on canvas

1892

48 x 39 cm

monogrammed, dated, and inscribed upper right: Weinachten (sic) [Christmas] 92 Karlsruhe


The Daulton Collection


Provenance:


Estate of the artist; thence by descent in his family in Baden-Württemberg.





 


Contact:
Jack Daulton
The Jack Daulton Collection
Los Altos Hills, California
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