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Michael Ancher (b. Bornholm 1849, d. Skagen 1927)

Portrait of Georg Brandes (1842–1927). Signed and dated Michael Ancher 1912. Oil on canvas. 78×62 cm.

Exhibited: Charlottenborg 1915 no. 21 reproduced p. 15.

Provenance: The estate of the late Helga Ancher, Bruun Rasmussen auction 193, 1966 no. 15.

Georg Brandes was a critic and writer who had a great influence on Scandinavian literature from the 1870s until the beginning of the inter-war period. He is traditionally considered the theorist behind the Modern Breakthrough (Det Moderne Gennembrud).

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Auction

Paintings, furniture, carpets, decorative arts and books, 8 March 2021

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100,000–150,000 kr.

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Price realised

100,000 kr.