Acquisitions carried out with the support of Folkwang-Museumsverein

Since its foundation in 1922, Folkwang-Museumsverein has acquired over 200 art works for the Museum Folkwang collection. These significant works include:

Thomas Schütte / Mann im Matsch (Man in the Mud) / model 1:10 / 2009 / bronze cast, patinized bronze / 58 x 36 x 29 cm / purchased 2012 / © VG Photo-Kunst, Bonn 2017

Andreas Gursky / Beelitz / 2007 / C-print, Diasec / 307 x 219 x 6.2 cm / purchased 2012 – with the support of the Eugen-and-Agnes-von-Waldthausen-Platzhoff Museum Foundation, Nationalbank Essen, the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and a donation by the artist / © Andreas Gursky/VG Photo-Kunst, Bonn 2017. Courtesy Sprüth Magers.

Lyonel Feininger / Gelmeroda IX / 1926 / oil on canvas / 100 x 80 cm / purchased 1951 – with the support of Trinkaus & Burkhardt, Düsseldorf © VG Photo-Kunst, Bonn 2017

Emil Nolde / Heilige Maria von Ägypten (St. Mary of Egypt) / 2012 / oil on canvas / 87 x 100.5 cm / first purchased 1925, confiscated 1937, re-purchased 1950 © Nolde Foundation Seebüll

Edouard Manet / Portrait de Faure dans le role d’Hamlet (Portrait of Faure as Hamlet) / 1877 / oil on canvas / 194 x 131.5 cm / purchased 1927 – with the support of the City of Essen

Anton Räderscheidt / Drei Tulpen (Three Tulips) / 1926 / oil on canvas / 65.5 x 47.5 cm / purchased 2017 from estate funds for the Dr. Walter Griese Foundation as appreciation for the services of Dr. Mario-Andreas von Lüttichau, Chief Curator 1991-2017 © VG Photo-Kunst, Bonn 2017

Wilhelm Lehmbruck / Kleine Sinnende (Little one musing) / 1910/1911 / terracotta / H 50.7 cm / purchased 2017 from estate funds for the Dr. Walter Griese Collection © Museum Folkwang, Essen