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

    Arne Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, 1985, lot 72
    Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, September 3, 2002, lot 1445
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, Scandinavia House, Danish Paintings from the Golden Age to the Modern Breakthrough: Selections from the Collection of Ambassador John L. Loeb Jr. , October 12, 2013 – January 18, 2014, no. 13

  • Literature

    Sophus Michaëlis and Alfred Bramsen, Vilhelm Hammershøi, Kunstneren og hans Værk, Copenhagen, 1918, no. 24 (titled En ung Pige som hoelder af en Kande)
    Poul Vad, Hammershøi, værk og liv, Copenhagen, 1988
    Patricia G. Berman, In Another Light: Danish Painting in the Nineteenth Century, New York, 2007, p. 226 (illustrated, p. 225)
    John L. Loeb Jr., The Ambassador John L. Loeb Jr. Danish Art Collection, New York, 2017, no. 36, pp. XII, 131 (illustrated, p. 130)


Study of Standing Woman, Seen from Behind

oil on canvas
21 1/8 x 14 in. (53.7 x 35.6 cm)
Painted in 1884/1888.

On Loan