Oil on canvas, laid down on board, 13 3/4 x 14 1/6 in. (35 x 36 cm). Signed with monogram upper left. Housed in a period frame, size 20.5 x 20.3 in. (52 x 51.5 cm).
Price: € 3,000 / $ 3,400
A touchingly intimate young nude, perhaps representing one of her daughters. With long fine brushstrokes Clemmensen reaches a high plasticity.
Clearly visible are the influences of the École de Paris, with its typical bar guide and the Nabis-like model expression.
AUGUSTA THEJLL CLEMMENSEN (Charlottenlund 1884 – 1980 Lyngby)
She was the daughter of the famous Danish architect Andreas Thejll. She was married in first marriage with the painter Ernst Goldschmidt, in a second marriage with the architect Mogens Clemmensen.
ARTIST DICTIONARIES: Vollmer, Weilbach, Jastrau, Saur.
MUSEUM COLLECTIONS: Portrait of princess Alexandrine from 1944, Collection of Amalienborg castle, Denmark.
housed in a period frame