Sale: 419 / Modern Art, Dec. 05. 2014 in Munich Lot 113

 
113
Adolf Hölzel
Segelboote vor Knokke, 1913.
Charcoal drawing
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,280
Sold:
€ 8,750 / $ 10.150

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Segelboote vor Knokke. 1913.
Charcoal drawing on canvas.
Venzmer Ö VI 4.7. With estate stamp on stretcher and on folded canvas (Lugt 1258 f). 110 x 125 cm (43,3 x 49,2 in).
[DB].
"You never know how complete the work should be in order to allow the observer to participate." Because "too complete can be too boring." (Adolf Hölzel, transl. of quote after: Venzmer, p. 111).
We are grateful to Dr. Alexander Klee, Vienna, for his kind support in cataloging this lot. The work will be included into the forthcoming catalog raisonné.

PROVENANCE: From artist's estate.
Collection Bruno Stärk, Stuttgart (inscribed on stretcher).
Galerie Gunzenhauser, Munich (1982).
Private collection Baden-Württemberg.

EXHIBITION: Adolf Hölzel. Pastelle und Zeichnungen, Galerie Bayer, Bietigheim-Bissingen 1996, Color plate on p. 12.
Adolf Hölzel. Wegbereiter der Abstraktion, Städtische Kunstsammlungen Galerie Albstadt, 21 BNovember, 1999 - 23 January, 2000, color illu. on p. 43.

113
Adolf Hölzel
Segelboote vor Knokke, 1913.
Charcoal drawing
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,280
Sold:
€ 8,750 / $ 10.150

(incl. 25% surcharge)