Head and shoulders portrait of a boy inside a fictive oval, oil on canvas 24 x 20 ins, signed and dated lower left ‘A. Muller-Ury 1925’
Herbert Fleishhacker Sr;
By Descent to Patricia Mitau Rhein (1928-2013);
Sold at Bonhams, San Francisco, CA, Period Art and Design, 11 May 2014, Auction: 21648, Lot 4048, as ‘Portrait of a Boy’; sold for $250 (£148) inc. premium.
Bought McNaught Fine Art, 180 Seventh Avenue, Suite 100, Santa Cruz CA 95062.
Herbert Jr. (1907-1969) was a baseball player who married a San Franciscan woman whose first marriage to an Austrian Count ended in divorce. Their daughter was Leonora von Wertheimer. There were two great grandchildren Peter and Therese Miller.