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Artist's Model (Ingeborg Onsager)


Lower right: E. Munch / 1[9]


1913, sold in Stockholm [see note 1]. 1913 until 1916, Carl Steinbart, Berlin. 1916, Galerie Thannhauser, Munich (stock no. 4268) [see note 2]. By 1927 until 1932, Gerd and Otto Nyquist, Oslo. 1932, Wangs Kunsthandel, Oslo. 1932, Thomas Olsen, Oslo [see note 3]; 1957, sold by Olsen to Galleri Kaare Berntsen, Oslo; 1957, sold by Berntsen to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 1957) NOTES: [1] Many thanks are due to Gerd Woll for helping to establish the provenance of this painting (e-mail correspondence in MFA curatorial file: January 12, 2005 and December 6, 2007). The picture was included in the exhibition "Edvard Munch," Konstnärshuset, Stockholm, September, 1913. A photograph of the exhibition shows a label marked "sold" hanging on the painting. [2] See "Katalog der modernen Galerie Heinrich Thannhauser, München" (Munich, 1916), 154. The stock number is taken from a label on the reverse of the stretcher. [3] Olsen lent the painting to the exhibition "Edvard Munch. Utstilling malerier, akvareller, tegninger, grafik" (Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, November 10 - December 16, 1951), cat. no. 89 (as "Ingeborg").

Credit Line

Tompkins Collection—Arthur Gordon Tompkins Fund


© 2011 The Munch Museum / The Munch-Ellingsen Group / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

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Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas