Lot 85

Goth, Imre 1893-1982 Hungarian/Jewish AR, Stylish Lady

Description:

Goth, Imre 1893-1982 Hungarian/Jewish AR, Stylish Lady. 8.75 x 6.75 ins., (22.25 x 16.5 cms.) Watercolour, Dated c.1935 according to label verso. Goth was very poor during his younger days and often paid for food in a restaurant by painting portraits on menu cards. He had to flee Germany after he painted a portrait which created headlines, 'Goering the morphine addict by the Jewish painter who fled for his life. A portrait of Goering, a leading Nazi, painted by a Jewish artist is being offered for sale.' Goth fled to Britain where he soon gained a good reputation as a portrait painter. Goth's thirties works are much in demand.

Auction Date: December 2017

Estimate:

£600 - £900

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