Sale: 354 / Bauhaus, June 20. 2009 in Munich Lot 16

 
Le Corbusier - Divinité marine

16
Le Corbusier
Divinité marine, 1940.
Watercolour
Estimate:
€ 7,000 / $ 7,700
Sold:
€ 11,590 / $ 12.749

(incl. 22% surcharge)
Lot description
Lot: 16
Le Corbusier
1887 La Chaux-de-Fonds - 1965 Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
Divinité marine. Um 1940.
Watercolor, India ink.
Signed lower left. On wove paper. 27,8 x 19,7 cm (10,9 x 7,7 in), the full sheet.

This work's authenticity has kindly been confirmed orally by Ms Naima Jornod and Mr Jean-Pierre Jornod, Geneva. We are grateful for their kind help in cataloguing this lot.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Rhineland.

The watercolor must be reagrded in connecton with the two paintings "Divinités marines" and "Divinités marines aux coquillages" from 1933 (cf. Jornod 151 and 152). The sheet is captivating with its typical style and the clear coloring. [EH].

In good condition. One tiny brown stain to upper margin.

EUR: 7.000 - 9.000DIFF.(19%)
US$: 9.548 - 12.276

16
Le Corbusier
Divinité marine, 1940.
Watercolour
Estimate:
€ 7,000 / $ 7,700
Sold:
€ 11,590 / $ 12.749

(incl. 22% surcharge)