Sale: 419 / Modern Art, Dec. 05. 2014 in Munich Lot 90

 
90
Wilhelm Morgner
Astrale Landschaft IV, 1913.
Charcoal drawing
Estimate:
€ 2,500 / $ 2,925
Sold:
€ 4,000 / $ 4.680

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Astrale Landschaft IV. 1913.
Charcoal drawing.
Monogrammed (in ligature) and dated lower right. Verso with estate stamp "Morgner Nachlaß Tappert" (Lugt 1824a) and with hand-written number "972". On laid paper by Ingres d'Arches MBM France (with watermark). 47,3 x 62,5 cm (18,6 x 24,6 in), almost the full sheet.

Accompanied by written expertise issued by Walter Weihs, Wilhelm-Morgner-Archive, Soest. The work is registrered inthe hand-written catalog raisonné by Georg Tappert, respectively in its continuation by Weihs, with the number 972.

PROVENANCE: Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.

The "Astralen Kompositionen" presumably originate from inner sensation that Morgner wanted to visualize. Botanical forms disintegrate and make for a composition, in which emotion and abstraction are mutually dependent. [KD].

90
Wilhelm Morgner
Astrale Landschaft IV, 1913.
Charcoal drawing
Estimate:
€ 2,500 / $ 2,925
Sold:
€ 4,000 / $ 4.680

(incl. 25% surcharge)