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Self-Portrait 1950

Artist
Max Beckmann, German, 1884–1950
Date
1950
Material
Oil on canvas
Place made
New York, New York, United States
Classification
Paintings
Current Location
On View, Gallery 216
Dimensions
55 1/8 x 36 in. (140 x 91.4 cm)
framed: 66 15/16 in. x 48 in. x 3 3/16 in. (170 x 121.9 x 8.1 cm)
Credit Line
Bequest of Morton D. May
Rights
© 2005 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, NY / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Object Number
866:1983
1950 - 1960
Mathilde Q. Beckmann, New York, NY, USA, by inheritance from the artist

1960 - 1983
Morton D. May (1914-1983), St. Louis, MO, purchased from Mathilde Q. Beckmann, through Catherine Viviano Gallery, New York, NY [1]

1983 -
Saint Louis Art Museum, bequest of Morton D. May [2]


Notes:
[1] Morton D. May purchased this painting from the artist's wife, Mathilde Q. (Quappi) Beckmann [letter from Catherine Viviano, January 14, 1960; May record sheet, May Archives, Saint Louis Art Museum].

[2] Last Will and Testament of M. D. May dated June 11, 1982 [copy, May Archives, Saint Louis Art Museum]. Minutes of the Acquisitions and Loans Committee of the Board of Trustees, Saint Louis Art Museum, September 20, 1983.
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