Sale: 395 / Modern Art / Side lines of the German Avantgarde, Oct. 19. 2012 in Munich Lot 415

 
Jeanne Mammen - Beim Schminken

415
Jeanne Mammen
Beim Schminken, 1931.
Lithograph in colors
Estimate:
€ 800 / $ 880
Sold:
€ 1,125 / $ 1.237

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Beim Schminken. 1931/32.
Lithograph in colors.
Döpping/Klünner D 24. Signed. On smooth wove paper. 41 x 30,5 cm (16,1 x 12 in). Sheet: 52,2 x 37,6 cm (20,5 x 14,8 in).
From the cycle "Die Lieder der Bilitis". Only eight trial proofs of this illustration are known so far. this is the only sheet not marked as trial proof. A true rarity.

We are grateful to Cornelia Pastelak-Price and Jennifer Augustyniak, Jeanne-Mammen-Foundation, Berlin, for their kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Formerly collection Lo Schoenberner, Munich.

LITERATURE: Jeanne Mammen. Köpfe und Szenen Berlin 1920 to 1933, ex. cat. Kunsthalle Emden/Foundation Henri Nannen et al, 1991/92, cat. no. 138, p. 64, illu. 10 (different copy).

This sheet comes from the collection Lo (Lotte) Schoenberner in Munich. As of 1929 her husband Franz Schoenberner was chief editor of the magazine "Simplicissimus", which published some ninety works by Jeanne Mammen between 1927 and 1939. [CB].

415
Jeanne Mammen
Beim Schminken, 1931.
Lithograph in colors
Estimate:
€ 800 / $ 880
Sold:
€ 1,125 / $ 1.237

(incl. 25% surcharge)