Sale: 389 / Modern Art, April 27. 2012 in Munich Lot 524

 
Werner Gilles - Südliche Bucht


524
Werner Gilles
Südliche Bucht, 1948.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,800
Sold:
€ 6,250 / $ 7.249

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Südliche Bucht. 1948.
Oil on canvas, laid on hard fibre board.
Sigend and dated lower right. 31,8 x 43,5 cm (12,5 x 17,1 in).
In terms of its styler, the oil painting is in context of the "Steinbruch" pictures (stone pit), which were made around 1948 (cf. Marlis Schwengers, Stilistische und ikonographische Studien zu seinem Werk, Cologne 1985, p. 328, cat. nos. G 270 and G 271 and Alfred Hentzen, Werner Gilles, Cologne 1960, no. 85 with illu. in black and white). [CB].

We are grateful to Dr. Klaus Kleinheisterkamp, executor of the will of Werner Gilles, for his kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Klihm, Munich.
Collection Max Fischer, Stuttgart (since 1952).




524
Werner Gilles
Südliche Bucht, 1948.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,800
Sold:
€ 6,250 / $ 7.249

(incl. 25% surcharge)