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    FRANK S. HERMANN (American, 1866-1942)
    Light in the Forest, circa 1925-30
    Oil on paper mounted to board
    19-1/4 x 25-1/2 inches (48.9 x 64.8 cm)
    Signed indistinctly lower left

    THE JEAN AND GRAHAM DEVOE WILLIFORD CHARITABLE TRUST

    An American who was best known in Germany where he spent most of his career, Frank Hermann was a founding member of two important groups of the German avant-garde centered in Munich: the Munich Secessionist Group , SEMA, that included his friend, Paul Klee, and the New Secession of German Artists, led by Kandinsky. Hermann was also a close friend of Alfred Stieglitz.


    Condition Report*:

    Framed under glass. Not examined outside sealed housing. Paint film in stable condition. Under UV examination there is no evidence of restoration. Framed Dimensions 24.75 X 30.5 Inches

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    May, 2014
    10th Saturday
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