Sale: 401 / Post War/Contemporary Art, Dec. 08. 2012 in Munich Lot 217

 
217
Carl Buchheister
Bild mit schwarzem Keil, 1931.
Oil
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 16,500
Sold:
€ 54,900 / $ 60.390

(incl. 22% surcharge)
Lot description
Bild mit schwarzem Keil. 1931.
Relief picture. Oil and wooden wedge on wood.
Buchheister/Kemp 1931/2. Signed, dated, titled and inscribed on verso. This is the prime picture after which Buchheister made six further copies called "Vervielfältigungen" until 1963. All are of unique character. 61,7 x 74,7 cm (24,2 x 29,4 in).

We are grateful to Willi Kemp, Düsseldorf, for his expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Formerly collection Viktor Langen, Meerbusch.
Galerie Thomas, Munich (with label on frame).
Private collection Munich.

EXHIBITION: (Selection)
Kunstverein Hanover, Herbstausstellung, 1931.
Neues Museum Wiesbaden, 1932.
Roemer-Museum Hildesheim, 1932, cat. no. 32.
Carl Buchheister, Graphisches Kabinett Kunsthandel Wolfgang Werner KG, Bremen, 9 October - 15 November, 1975, cat. no. 20 (with label on verso).
Collages and Reliefs 1910-45, Amely Juda Fine Art, London, 30 June - 2 October, 1982, cat. no. 16, illu. p. 19 (with label on verso).
Galerie Stolz, Cologne, 1985-87 (with label on verso).

LITERATURE: abstraction-création, art non figurativ, cahier No. 2, Paris 1933, p. 5.

[CB].

217
Carl Buchheister
Bild mit schwarzem Keil, 1931.
Oil
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 16,500
Sold:
€ 54,900 / $ 60.390

(incl. 22% surcharge)