Vilhelm Hammershøi - Stillness: Hammershøi and American Minimalism New York Monday, April 22, 2024 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Ida Hammershøi, Copenhagen (the artist's wife)
    Anna Hammershøi, Copenhagen (the artist's sister)
    Peter Olufsen and Kamma Ilsted, Denmark (gifted by the above)
    Ambassador Henning Halck, Denmark
    Franciska Halck, Denmark (by descent from the above)
    Sotheby's, London, December 10, 2014, lot 40
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Copenhagen, Ordrupgaard, Vilhelm Hammershøi, 1981, no. 128, p. 156 (illustrated)
    New York, Wildenstein; Washington, The Phillips Collection, Vilhelm Hammershøi, 1983, no. 73

  • Literature

    Alfred Bramsen and Sophus Michaëlis, Vilhelm Hammershøi. Kunstneren og hans vaerk, Copenhagen and Christiania, 1918, no. 366, p. 112 titled as Stue)
    Poul Vad, Hammershøi. Værk og liv, Copenhagen, 1988, p. 343, illustrated (titled Interiør med windsorstol. Strandgade 25)
    Poul Vad, Vilhelm Hammershøi. Das malerische Werk, 1995, no. 377
    Poul Vad, Hammershøi, værk og liv, Copenhagen, 2003, p. 364 (illustrated, p. 388)
    Tom Okke, Børsen, December 5, 2014
    Camilla Stockmann, Politiken, December 10, 2014
    John L. Loeb Jr., The Ambassador John L. Loeb Jr. Danish Art Collection, New York, 2017, no. 146, pp. XII, 161-162 (illustrated, p. 160)
    Annette Rosenvold Hvidt and Gertrud Oelsner, eds., Vilhelm Hammershøi: på sporet af det åbne billede, Denmark, 2018, pp. 474, 559 (illustrated, p. 475)


Interior with Windsor Chair

oil on canvas
29 x 21 1/2 in. (73.7 x 54.6 cm)
Painted in 1913.

On Loan

Stillness: Hammershøi and American Minimalism